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Q: The mahogany decking we installed on a house last year has developed some dark staining around the stainless steel nail heads (see photo). The staining is worse on the front porch, which is covered, and not nearly as bad on the back deck, which receives full sun. Whats causing it?
Energy-efficient light fixture; stone and stucco rain screen; square shower drain; adhesive filler; plastic furring strips; more
Wall-mounted heaters; quick disconnect; screws for exotic hardwoods; foil sheathing; flexible ducts; rot-resistant pine; more
After supplier quotes for the 1,000 ornamental balusters in a planned luxury home’s porch railings came in at $150 apiece, BOJ Construction of Boston decided to look elsewhere — namely in-house.
My clients are concerned about mold, and want the walls and ceilings of their remodeled basement to be covered with paperless drywall instead of regular gypsum board. Are there any tricks to installing and finishing this material, or is it treated just like standard drywall?
Forget “no maintenance”: These products require periodic cleaning and upkeep to prevent mold stains.
A properly flashed water-resistant drainage plane is essential when installing stone veneer over a wood-framed wall.
See-Through Storm Panels ~ Stiff Engineered Studs ~ No-Hose Nail Gun ~ Custom or Stock PVC Mouldings ~ Mold-Resistant Drywall ~ Security at Your Fingertips ~ Easy Truss Bracing ~ Easier Window Installation ~ Scaffold Plank Stiffener
Basement finishing; flashing
Mold has been around for millennia, but in recent years public concern about its presence in homes and buildings has metastasized into near hysteria. This has spawned a legal atmosphere in which it's relatively easy for unscrupulous owners to fabricate huge mold lawsuits against contractors.
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