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  • Roof Venting in a Wet Climate

    Q: I'm planning to reroof an expanded Cape Cod on a barrier island off the East Coast, where strong winds and moisture from the ocean are common.

  • Products

    Drainage plane for basement walls; waterproofing membrane; foldable dumpster; tile-cleaning kit; retractable vacuum hose; dimmer for CFLs; more

  • Rain Screen for Basements

    Drainage plane for basement walls.

  • A New Interior for an Antique House

    Addressing structural issues first made the interior finish work easier.

  • How Should I Finish an Existing Basement Wall?

    I am about to start a basement remodel project in a cold climate. I plan to apply a waterproofing product to the inside of the basement wall, then stick a sheet of polyethylene directly to the basement wall over the waterproof coating. Once that is in place, I'll frame a 2x4 wood-frame wall on the...

  • Products

    Heat-recovering drainpipe; garage-door openers; extra-smooth nails; trench drain; treated glulams; garage storage; basement bulkheads; extra-long sheathing; more

  • Bilco Steel Bulkhead

    Bilco is celebrating its 75th anniversary with improvements to its Classic Series steel bulkhead.

  • ClamDoor Basement Door

    The ClamDoor is a lightweight fiberglass alternative to traditional basement bulkheads.

  • JLC Report

    Can replacement windows live up to energy claims?; keeping basements dry; Florida prepares for global warming; more

  • Letters

    Remodeling opportunities abound; weatherization wages too low; in defense of vinyl siding; more