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Chuck Silver

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Window Trim for Thick Walls

Thick energy-efficient walls call for special treatment of window jambs and trim. Whether the finish is stucco, drywall, or wood, these three builders have developed details that work. Read more

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Q&A: Vapor Barriers & Insulation at Band Joists Q&A: Vapor Barriers & Insulation at Band Joists

Q: Puzzled by conflicting energy advice? We asked our panel experts to help out by summarizing the latest thinking on a number of thorny issues. Read more

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Cathedral Ceiling Solutions

It’s tough to get the necessary insulation and ventilation into a compact sloped ceiling. Here’s what works best for contractors around the country. Read more

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