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  • Mold and the Law

    I've been asked to share with you any medical, scientific, and legal wisdom I have regarding mold. Don't worry, it won't take long.

  • Does Flooding Damage Framing Lumber?

    Q. My son's house has been sitting in 10 feet of water since the levee between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River broke following Hurricane Katrina. He's considering tearing the two-story home down to the studs. I'm wondering if wooden studs sta

  • Rainproofing Stucco Trim

    Nailing trim through stucco without proper flashing is a recipe for disaster

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  • Kitchen & Bath

    Resilient flooring; stone countertops

  • In the News

    Southern California struggles to address wildfire risks; Florida grapples with soggy walls; a challenge to Michigan environmental law; more

  • Products

    Smart Vapor Retarder, Flip-Up Floodgate, High-Tech Patio Doors, Sure Finishes, See-Through Deck Balusters, Mold-Resistant Coating, Trex Report, Tough Landscape Lighting

  • Letters

    Immigrant labor; sealed crawlspace follow-up; a remodeler risk; more

  • Causes of Attic Mold

    Q. I've been a builder for more than 20 years and have come across my first serious mold problem ? in my own home in Maine. The house was for sale and under contract pending a building inspection. The inspection revealed mold growth on one entire underside of the roof sheathing (the other side was...

  • Fixing a Wet Crawlspace

    A crawlspace expert describes how he turned a damp bug- and mold-infested crawlspace into a clean, dry, sealed environment.