Our guide to bathroom design will instruct you on where to place your fixtures, and great design hacks! #DIY

Learn How Building Code and Good Design Rules Can Help You Design a Better Bathroom!

This photo shows the specific codes that need met when adding a spiral staircase to any space.

View Salter Spiral Stair's specifications for meeting BOCA, UBC, IRC and IFC Building Code requirements in any location.

Maintain your home's value and have a safe living environment by complying with building codes.

Can You Spot the Common Code Violation?: On Solid Footing

Jun Igarashi Architects found a work-around in Japanese building code to create this house on Hokkaido's southwest coast, which features a larger than average roof to protect a pair of patios from snowfall.

Jun Igarashi uses broad roof to equip Hokkaido house for snowy winters

Jun Igarashi Architects found a work-around in Japanese building code to create this house on Hokkaido's southwest coast, which features a larger than average roof to protect a pair of patios from snowfall.

Free Cottage Style Wood Cabin Plans (No Building Permit Required) 108 sq ft so no building code most places

Tiny House Plans Free To Download & Print

Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin - more like Bunkie, but still nice

On this page I hope to outline the majority of the steps that I have taken to build my tiny house in order to help other people who are building tiny houses. It will also serve as a working list fo…

It’s been a while since I did a post about how tiny houses deal with building codes, so today I wanted to share the top 5 myths about building codes, zoning and tiny houses.

Proper deck flashing and 4 other common house code violations.

5 Common Building Code Violations

Prevent accidents and make your home safer by fixing these five common code violations—bad GFCIs, an improperly located smoke alarm, an incomplete handrail, bad bathroom venting and missing deck flashing.

Deck Stairs and Railing how to and building code specifications. Do this for pool deck stairs?

Most building codes require deck railings for decks that are more than 24 inches off the ground. If stairs exist, then these are considered for adding a railing, with respect to seniors and children.

We are seeing more and more homes that feature “out-swinging” French doors. Did you know that French doors that swing outward are even required by the building codes in the state of Florida? Why? Hurricanes. After Hurricane Andrew hit, it became a safety requirement to make all doors swing outward because that design provides much …

Genius Retractable Screen systems offer protection against insects, support fresh air, and enhance viewing pleasure. Distributed and Installed by Casco Industries, Inc.

Living Tiny Legally is a three-part documentary series featuring exciting case studies of how a handful of cities from all over the country are making legal tiny housing & legal tiny house communities, a reality.

Living Tiny Legally is a three-part educational documentary that provides an inside look into how a handful of cities from all over the country are making legal tiny housing, a reality. Debuting at the National Tiny House Jamboree next weekend!

A crawl space under a house helps protect against certain pests, but a crawl space with abundant moisture can invite problems including mold, wood rot and vermin. Cold air that sweeps through a crawl space, meanwhile, can lead to cold floors inside the home whether or not the space is wet. Some building codes require the installation of small vents...

How to Insulate a Crawl Space With a Dirt Floor

Personally enjoyed hearing about the solutions for crawl spaces due to our home being older, and in desperate need of some insulation. There are at least days a week where moisture build up can be seen on our windows.

Here are 9 tips for getting building approval for your cob house construction. http://www.thiscobhouse.com/9-tips-cob-house-building-code-approval/

Here are 9 tips for getting cob house building code approval. There are no official cob house building codes that have been created, but these can help!

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