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More stories about Exteriors

  • Tapco InSpire Aledora Roofing Tiles

    They look like slate but weigh a lot less

  • Replacing a Wooden Gutter

    A bowed, sagging wall complicated this custom repair.

  • Insulating Cathedral Ceilings

    JLC executive editor Clayton DeKorne explores some practical solutions to prevent call backs and boost energy performance.

  • Soldering Seams

    Regardless of the iron or tip used, soldering requires some prep work. Make sure that the tip is clean and that the four facets are flat and meet at a sharp point.

  • Better Results With Vinyl

    A guide to best practices for product selection, installation, and repair of vinyl siding. How to identify better-quality products, and minimize problems by using sound installation and repair techniques.

  • Retrofit Exterior Foundation Insulation

    Is there a minimally invasive, cost-competitive, easily deployable method of upgrading soil-side foundation insulation in existing buildings? Read on.

  • On Site With Liquid Flash

    We try out Huber's Zip System Liquid Flash on a few windows that we were installing, as well as on pipe penetrations, to see how it performs.

  • Tips for Optimizing Your Website Navigation

    Tips on how to optimize your website navigation to help your audience—as well as the search engines—find your valuable content more easily.

  • Fypon Mesa Beam

    This polyurethane beam sports a woodgrain texture and comes pre-primed. Useful for both interior and exterior applications, the beam's hollow core ensures that it's lightweight, too.

  • Provia Foam-Filled Fiberglass Entry Doors

    These Signet foam-filled fiberglass entry doors are available in custom widths and in heights up to 8 feet. Doors are individually hand-stained and can be customized with different styles, colors, and finishes.