Zippitty Do-Don’t

Volume 1   Issue 5 by Michael Connor, President In the two hundred year evolution of sheathing for houses, we’ve gone from boards to plywood to OSB (oriented strand board) and the latest entry, water-resistant treated OSB. The latter is sold as the ZIP-WALL System (a roof sheathing version is also available) and is marketed…

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How Round Are Your Square Feet?

Volume 1   Issue 4 by Michael Connor, President & Founder   The professionals in the residential building world love to toss around formulae relating to every aspect of the construction process, from building costs to financing, and the most common denominator in these calculations is unmistakably the square foot.  It’s the one piece of…

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