Insulating a Sunroom Floor
An insulated floor can make that sunroom more livable.
Cedar 6x6 Posts as Roof Support
Can 6x6 cedar posts be used to support a screened porch and roof over a 12x16 deck? A builder over on the JLC Forums who has built plenty of them this way now isn’t so sure, thanks to his architect who raised the question.
California Approves Tougher Balcony Standards
Fatal Berkeley balcony collapse leads to tougher standards for balconies and other...
A Railing in Light and Shadow
This solid mahogany railing has 34 individual railing sections incorporating 567...
Colorado Decks Collapsing Under the Weight of Heavy Snow
Colorado homeowners are worried about snow and ice that measure in feet, not...
Finishing Decks and Porches With Cellular PVC Trim
It won’t rot, split, or swell due to moisture, making PVC a near-perfect exterior trim option for deck and porch builders
Installing Tile on an Elevated Deck
Talk about the thinking that goes into a great deck before the first nail is driven.
Wood Porch With a Tile Deck
A membrane installed between the tile and the substrate helps waterproof the...
Installing Cable Railings in Composite Sleeved Posts
Feeney's new video series demonstrates how to install cable railing in both level...
Strong Enough Fastener?
A JLC forum member has a slick concealed fastener detail for screen porch rail...