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  • Man on a Mission: Building Flaws Exposed

    In a nutshell, builders often violate the fundamental laws of physics. Mother nature doesn't like that. The resulting structures -- plagued by moisture, mold, and indoor air quality problems -- have compromised long-term durability. The builders and owners then suffer the consequences.

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    Flexible moldings, fast-grab adhesive, dimmable CF; panel, flooring, and asphalt roofing products

  • Making Sense of the Liability Insurance Crisis

    Insurance costs have gone through the roof, and availability is declining. What's behind the crisis, and how can builders continue to thrive in spite of it?

  • Indoor Mold Causes & Cures

    Despite the media hype, most indoor mold problems aren't difficult to resolve. A Texas expert explains how to treat mold and how to prevent it from gaining a foothold in the first place.

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    Expanding foam for windows & doors, affordable stilts, obstacle sensing system, quality drywall finish, mold-resistant drywall, ladder lock, more

  • Q&A: Mold Insurance

    Q: Given the recent spate of moldrelated lawsuits covered in the news media, is there an affordable insurance coverage that can protect general contractors from liability on this issue?

  • Letters

    Radon outgassing, wiring between ceiling strapping, more on mold, materials markups, more

  • Notebook

    Report on pressure-treated lumber, basements in California, NAHB remodeler training, hinged truss plates, dirt for sale, toxic mold task force, more

  • Restoring an Open Porch

    In this design-build project, a remodeling company turned a little-used sunroom addition back into an elegant open-air porch.

  • Trade Talk: Algae on Asphalt Shingles

    Algae on asphalt shingles