Tag Archives: JLC

BOWA’s Doug Horgan Featured in The Journal of Light Construction

Title: Roofing Details That Work: For good results, pay careful attention to flashing Featured On: JLC: The Journal of Light Construction, March 2019 Excerpt: “These methods we teach aren’t the only way to do any of this work, but they’re the techniques we’ve developed over many years of trial and error on hundreds of jobs. These details are guided in part by code, but more importantly, we’re guided by the goal of making sure we don’t have to come back and fix something after it’s built and has to face the weather. In our Maryland and Virginia climate, we have… Read More >

JLC – Dealing With Out-of-Level Kitchen Ceilings

Featured In: Journal of Light Construction, October 2018 Excerpt: “When you’re remodeling a kitchen, it’s rare to find a floor that’s actually level—stranger still if the walls are plumb and the ceiling is level as well. While it’s normal for carpenters and cabinet installers to adjust for some variations in a room, we sometimes need to work with rooms that aren’t even close to level. I recently presented a conference on this topic at JLC Live. In that session, I covered floors, ceilings, and walls that were out of level and plumb, but here I’ll focus on ceilings. Leave the… Read More >