Month: January 2019

Plaster & Window Workshop

By Scott Sidler • January 30, 2019

historic homes workshop

A special midweek post this week because I’m going to be teaching at the Historic Homes Workshop with some of my favorite preservation friends February 8-10 in Brooksville, FL. If you’re sick of the winter weather why not spend a […]

5 Home Projects With a Huge ROI

By Scott Sidler • January 28, 2019

5 home projects with a huge ROI

Some home projects provide more value than others and some can provide a huge Return on Investment (ROI) when compared to the rest of the pack. Sometimes that payback is in the form of added value for a potential sale […]

Why “Green” is Dead

By Scott Sidler • January 21, 2019

why green is dead

The green movement swept across the country more than a decade ago promising to change the way we thought about things like energy efficiency, recycling, waste, and the environment as a whole. And while it brought it us some environmental […]

Is Finger Joint Lumber Worth It?

By Scott Sidler • January 14, 2019

is finger joint lumber worth it

We all want cheaper lumber, right? Well, you may not want “cheap” lumber, but you certainly don’t want to pay any more for your materials than you have to. And that’s where finger joint lumber comes in. While it can […]

OSB vs. Plywood: Which is Better?

By Scott Sidler • January 7, 2019

osb vs plywood which is better

What’s the difference in OSB vs. plywood? They are certainly two very similar items that are used in almost identical applications. The general public often calls plywood OSB and OSB plywood. So, what’s the difference, really? Is it like the […]