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    By providing a visual image of cold air blowing into the living room, infrared cameras help clients understand the value of air sealing.

  • Sealing Shower Valves

    Whether you're searching for the source of a leak or installing a new shower, pay attention to the escutcheon.

  • Preventing Shower Curb Problems

    The key is meticulous waterproofing, even where you might not think it's necessary.

  • Steep-Slope to Low-Slope Transitions

    Doug Horgan discusses a troublesome area that frequently gets overlooked: the transition between a steep-slope roof and a low-slope roof.

  • Monitoring Home Performance

    Certain home performance problems are hard to catch because you may not be at the house when they happen. Here are a few tips on how to keep tabs on condensation, temperature problems, and more.

  • Leaking Shower Pans: How Far to Go?

    If not properly detailed, tile shower pans are prone to leaking at joints. Industry expert Doug Horgan explains how to fix shower failures in a way that saves customers time, hassle, and money.

  • Masonry Through-Wall Flashing at Windows

    Enclosing an open second-story deck above a kitchen with through-wall flashing poses some unique challenges.