David Roll lives in a very new home inBattle Ground, WA that had a water line MELT and caused a flood. You'll not believe Dave's story. Here it is unedited: "Hi Tim. I am in a brand new home for 1.25 yrs. House flooded this past weekend, significant damage. Plumber cut open wall to find issue. […]
You may not think this is a building and remodeling topic, but it is. This is a look back in time as to how your ancestors moved logs around to build their houses, moved rocks to clear land, etc. I URGE you to read the COMMENTS below once you've watched Dick the horse respond to […]
Quick Column Summary: Hard to find straight lumber Trees are a crop New/fast growth trees being cut Keep lumber from rot DEAR TIM: I was at the home center yesterday trying to get some rough lumber for a project. I spent a long time trying to get pieces that were straight. Most pieces were warped, […]
With fall in the air, the weather can get colder and wetter. You need to consider how to protect your home construction building materials from the elements. Manufactured housing options can save time when doing home construction late in the building season.
Many homeowners experience mold and mildew on their lumber as houses are built or room additions are constructed. The good news is the lumber is going to be fine and there's rarely any damage to the wood. If it's just surface mold or mildew, it will clean off.