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  • Marvin Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung Windows

    Each sash on the Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung locks directly to the jamb, so one can be opened while the other stays in place.

  • Advanced Building Products Mortairvent Membrane

    Suitable for all exterior siding applications, this rainscreen technology creates a drainage and ventilation cavity between the weather resistant barrier and the exterior wall.

  • Stick-on stone worse than EIFS?

    The wall failures associated with adhered concrete masonry veneer (ACMV) are mounting and could dwarf the problems once associated with synthetic stucco.

  • Lennar Wins Texas Case Over Insurance Coverage For EIFS Fix

    Twelve years after Lennar decided to repair homes with defective exteriors before being sued, the Texas high court has ruled that Lennar’s insurer must pay for the work.

  • Climate-Shield Rain Screen System

    Mataverde has developed a whole rain screen system including clips, fasteners, trim packages, and fasteners.

  • Securing Rainscreen Siding

    Test results show how to properly install clapboards and vertical strapping over exterior foam.

  • Open-Joint Siding

    In the Seattle area, where I work, we get a lot of rain. From the mid-90s to the mid-2000s, there were many high-profile cases of water damage caused by improperly detailed siding, mostly on condos and other multifamily housing.

  • Is Rain-Screen Siding Worth the Effort?

    It's good insurance against problems caused by wind-driven rain, but experts wonder whether the additional cost is necessary.

  • Products

    Duct and pipe wrap; under-slab gas-blocking membrane; sealant for metal roofs; prepackaged rain screen; see-through window screens; more

  • Another Look at Vinyl Siding

    Manufacturers have successfully tackled some of the issues plaguing this low-cost cladding.