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The Fine Homebuilding Podcast

The Fine Homebuilding Podcast embodies Fine Homebuilding magazine's commitment to the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance in residential construction. Hosted by the magazine's editors, The FHB Podcast is an informal but vigorous show about the techniques and principles that allow listeners to master their design and building challenges.
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Now displaying: September, 2022
Sep 30, 2022

Andrew, Patrick, Travis Brungardt, and Joe Cook share what they’ve learned and discuss why you should go to one of this year’s remaining Building Science Symposiums in Chattanooga or Austin, before taking questions from attendees about things they heard or learned at the show.

Sep 27, 2022

Patrick talks to Karalynn Cromeens, an attorney who specializes in work for construction firms, about the importance of good contracts, the new bargaining power of subcontractors, and the value of trusting your gut.

Sep 27, 2022

Patrick talks to Karalynn Cromeens, an attorney who specializes in work for construction firms, about the importance of good contracts, the new bargaining power of subcontractors, and the value of trusting your gut.

Sep 23, 2022

Ian, Kiley, and Patrick hear from listeners about salvaged wood flooring, going all-electric, and protecting a foundation during a prolonged build before taking questions about energy improvements for an old Victorian, fixing shaky walls from slamming doors, and sealing holes left by roofing nails.

Sep 20, 2022

Patrick, Dave and Mark talk about the evolution of structural fasteners, how fasteners are tested to ensure they work as intended, and common mistakes when using them.

Sep 16, 2022

Andrew, Ian and Patrick hear from listeners about radon and excavation contracting before taking questions about fixing the floor in an Eisenhower-era bathroom, vapor control for a small shop in Manitoba, and water pouring from this home’s electrical service entrance.

Sep 13, 2022

Patrick talks to Dave Cooper, a construction-media content creator and YouTube presenter who advocates for panelized and modular construction methods, about the advantages of off-site construction and ways it can speed the building process and help solve the affordability crisis.

Sep 9, 2022

Andrew, Ian, and Patrick hear from listeners about porch conversions, sawing your own lumber, and pandemic remodeling before taking listener questions about noticeable settlement, multihead minisplits, and repairing a stone foundation.

Sep 6, 2022

Patrick and Tara talk about how contractors can better track their financials, what bookkeeping information they should be able to produce in a few keystrokes, and what to do when your business has you feeling overwhelmed.

Sep 2, 2022

Andrew, Ian, and Patrick hear from listeners about building your own house and the cost of electrical work, before taking questions about above-garage living spaces, using paper-faced insulation behind siding, and leveling a sawn-lumber floor system.

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