Ask An Architect


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Do you have a question about Architecture or construction that needs answering? Jeremy (the Architect) and Keith (the contractor) Olsen are here to give you the straight dope on all your questions about the built environment. We want to talk about our favorite subject-Architecture and building-and help our listening friends along the way.

Episode 21

Jeremy and Keith explain why they avoid taping drywall themselves, what the differences are in drywall taping compounds and explain what a Level 5 fin...
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Episode 20

Jeremy and Keith explore radiant tubing, window replacement for glass block in a masonry opening, and how one becomes an Architect.  Tympanum, anyone?...
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Episode 19

Welcome to the 2012 season of Ask An Architect!   In this season premiere episde we answer a question about a condo building roof, figure out how an a...
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Episode 18

Here's the belated Halloween Episode you've been anxiously awaiting.  What can I say? We're busy guys and not immune to fall illnesses.  Back in the s...
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Episode 17

Keith and Jeremy explain what tempered glass is, and knock out knock down door frames.  Plus Jeremy says he's sorry. 
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Episode 16

We're discussing a really tough masonry wall moisture issue, talking about Teflon tape, and alternatives to stone countertops 
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Episode 15

A wood show! We make sense of a cedar shingle siding repainting dilemma, figure out what WWPA stands for, and gain some understanding on why wood move...
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Episode 14

Our hosts discuss re-roofing a Chicago six-flat.  We figure out where to put the insulation and what kind of roof to use.  Plus what does "US26D" mean...
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Episode 13

Jeremy and Keith answer questions on lightning protection and liens and argue about what stone countertop material is better in "which is better".  Be...
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Episode 12

Keith and Jeremy solve all Joy's problems- what to do with a cast iron tub that needs an upgrade, and how keep those pesky leaves out of your gutters....
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