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    The construction industry's leading researcher explains why what we think is true often isn't, and how some of our best hunches, based on observation of field performance, have paid off with problem-free attic assemblies.

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    Where the codes once concentrated mostly on verifying that buildings could handle gravity loads, now coastal homes must also resolve the complicated load effects associated with high winds: uplift, shear (or "racking"), sliding, and overturning. Ted Cushman takes a closer look at one kind of...

  • Letters

    Unnecessary roof venting; dangers of thin plywood paneling; no freebies; more

  • On the Job

    Wainscoting for wavy walls; homemade dispensers

  • Letters

    Testing spray-foam jobs; ridge beams and collar ties; safety reminder; more

  • Toolbox

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