In this episode, Fine Homebuilding magazine editor Justin Fink is joined by editorial director Rob Yagid and associate editor Matt Millham. The guys talk about stud finders, fiberglass batts, cedar siding, rafters, and storm windows.
Rob and Justin broadcast from the JLC Live trade show. Come check out the product and tool manufacturers, the demonstrations, and more at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI. Justin’s favorite new product is a track saw from Bosch. Rob talked about a new adhesive, twice as strong as PL Premium, called Loctite PL Max. Finally, the guys also chat with Alan Seelock from Huber about the company’s Zip R sheathing.
Justin Fink, Brian Pontolilo, and Rob Yagid talk about the coming code changes in California that will require new homes to be net-zero by 2020. Plus, fiber cement repair, rough inspection, badly designed roofs, repairing rot with epoxy, crawlspaces, and drywall returns.
The guys talk about chimneys, furnaces, venting, fans, spray foam, and factors that affect home energy use.
Restoring historic buildings, divided-light windows, tools, concrete, and insulation.