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Siding & Trim

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    More on immigration; rain-screen siding; guardrail codes; vinyl sunburst; theft

     
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    Stucco That Works

    Done well, traditional three-coat stucco should be impervious to water, but the demands of schedule and budget have pushed many builders to opt for less durable one-coat stucco claddings and have enticed applicators to take shortcuts that compromise the integrity of otherwise good stucco. To remedy...

     
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    Products

    High-Performance Underlayment - 36-Volt Power Tools - Drainage-Plane Clips - Bendable Borders - Impact-Resistant Glass Block System - Efficient Bracing - Integral Insulation

     
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    Detailing Rain-Screen Siding

    Providing an air space behind wood trim and siding is the best way to make them last.

     
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    Case of the missing beam; thinner sheathing and nail pops; strength of OSB vs. plywood; adequate air for spraying finishes; more

     
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    Flashing an Entry Door

    For doors with applied casings, simple flashings made from self-healing membrane serve the same purpose as fins

     
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    Fiber-cement siding clips; dune-friendly decking; drywall & accessories; ridge vents; masonry

     
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    Notes on safety; pandering charge; support for higher energy performance standards; vinyl-siding school; wallpaper liner; fire sprinklers

     
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    Products

    Stainless Cap Nuts - Low-Maintenance Millwork - Folding Walls - Aggressive Augers - Standby Power - Storm Shingles - Stronger Siding - Durable Doors

     
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    Products

    Time-saving towel bars; electronics garage; manufactured chimneys; structural sheathing; outdoor lighting

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking