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Concrete & Masonry

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    Self-Adhered Housewrap

    BlueskinVP serves as both housewrap and air barrier

     
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    Rotproof Doors

    Masonite's "Lemieux Torrefied Collection" doors are treated to resist heat, cold, and moisture

     
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    Lightweight Roof Tiles

    Quarrix Composite Tiles weigh a lot less than concrete and clay and come in six colors

     
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    Skylift Roof Risers

    A simple way to add a patio roof cover

     
  • Built-Up Exterior Trim

    Solutions for building up trim to better complement the thickness of cedar shingles

     
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    No-Rot Ledger

    The Deck Ledger system consists of extruded aluminum ledger boards and joist hangers

     
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    Easy Post Wrap

    Preassembled KleerWrap can be put in place by a single worker

     
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    Wind-Resistant Doors

    GlassCraft's Impact Fiberglass Entry Doors are approved for use in high-wind zones of Florida and Texas

     
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    Adjustable Column

    The Lally Lock is a three-part height-adjustable Lally column

     
  • Whatever Happened to 30# Felt?

    Asphalt-impregnated felt — aka tar paper — enjoyed a 100-year run as the preeminent roofing and siding underlayment.

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking