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Other stories by John Russo

  • Engineered Lumber

    Is the solid-wood joist going the way of the buggy whip? Construction consultant John Russo looks at what’s taking its place and how the new products hold up.

  • Wood Siding Over Foam: An Update

    Professor John Russo of the University of Iowa looks at the latest research and recommends ways to minimize such problems as buckled boards and pulled nails.