Johnson Hardware Wood Fascia Brackets Hi, I'm Tim Carter, AsktheBuilder.com. Wall mount sliding doors are very popular. I happen to have a set in my own home. My son loves the exposed hardware but my wife, well, she prefers to have it hidden behind a sleek fascia board. My wife asked me to install a Read More »
Leviton SmartlockPro® GFCI - Sleek New GFCI The Leviton SmartlockPro® GFCI is a pretty cool receptacle. It's easy to wire up. How Sleek is the GFCI? It's so sleek it doesn't project beyond the cover plate. Where Can I Buy the Leviton SmartlockPro® GFCI? CLICK or TAP HERE to purchase it. How Do You Connect Read More »
Installation Noritz Boiler - NRCB Combi Boiler I had the great pleasure to install a Noritz NRCB Combi Boiler in my daughter's new home in November of 2019. Read the backstory in my November 24, 2019 Newsletter. Modulating Magic One of the main reasons I love this Noritz Combi boiler is that it's a modulating Read More »
Attic Trusses Design This video shows you just about all you need to know about attic trusses. In case you do have questions, PLEASE click the two links just below and read my past columns about attic trusses. That saves me from typing the answer twice. Attic Trusses Column #1 Attic Trusses Column #2 The Read More »
Prefabricated Wall Panels Tim Carter talks about the wonder of prefabricated wall panels. These panels are built in a factory and are assembled FAST on the job site. Floor trusses vs floor joists should be on your mind too.
Installing Radiant Heat Tubing Tim Carter shows the complex method of looping Uponor hePEX tubing in between framing that's 24 inches on center. Three heat transfer plates are in each truss bay, not two.
Bright Owl LED Night Light With Rechargeable Battery Tim Carter demonstrates the Bright Owl LED night light that contains a rechargeable battery. The night light stays on for 90 minutes should your power go out. CLICK or TAP HERE to Buy or Discover More about the Bright Owl.
How To Winder Stairs - They Save Space "Winder stairs were very common in houses built in the early 1900s. It's a shame they're not used in more homes today." Tim Carter - Founder www.AsktheBuilder.com Winder stairs allow you to turn a corner and change the direction of a staircase. The most common turn is 90 Read More »