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  • April 2015 Letters

    Step flashing; air-sealing; buried outlets; framing roofs; uneven insulation; sealed crawlspaces; window flashing; keeping flat-roof drains clear

  • March 2015 Letters

    Readers weigh in on how best to provide high-school graduates access to good-paying, higher-skilled jobs in the trades. Also, read about using Diamond Piers, and how retrofitting houses suits one remodeler's appreciation of history.

  • February 2015 Letters

    Installing stone veneer along a sloped roofline; additional photos of the project written about in "Building an Eyebrow Dormer" (Dec/14)

  • January 2015 Letters

    Plan for reroofing when installing step flashing and counterflashing on a stucco house

  • December 2014 Letters

    House on wrong lot; OSHA; I-joist roofs; home-performance contracting profitable where energy prices are high

  • November 2014 Letters

    Emailing proposals; strapping ceilings; caulking fiber-cement joints

  • October Letters

    Installing kitchen cabinets in plane, misclassifying workers, Lowe's lumber-sizing lawsuit

  • September 2014 Letters

    Contractor education requirements, bolts for attaching sills to foundations, energy-saving tips, sprinkler mandate

  • JLC July Letters

    Roofing with asphalt shingles, bias against vocational education, working with caulk guns.

  • JLC June Letters

    Risinger’s recent video sparks a debate about Tyvek, and a reader takes issue with foam-slicing saws.