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  • No Soldier Left Behind

    An estimated 200,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in America. One of them was Robert Scott Sr., who lived in a San Francisco alley for years.

  • Backfill: Sign Language From the Streets of New Orleans

    Sign language in New Orleans

  • Housing message hits Chicago streets

    Buses traveling the streets of Chicago are delivering a pointed message: We need the people who need affordable housing.

  • Nail Pops in Shingles

    Q. What causes nail pops in asphalt roofing shingles? Where I live, in the South, this seems to be a common occurrence. Is this an expansion/contraction problem? Are the wrong kinds of nails being used?

  • Products

    Asphalt shingles; heating and cooling equipment; home automation

  • Smarter Site Work with Geosynthetics

    These tough plastic fabrics and grids take some of the uncertainty out of drainage, retaining walls, and other earth work.

  • Q&A: Asphalt Felt Under Vinyl Siding

    Q. Can asphalt felt be used directly under vinyl siding? I have heard that the two products are incompatible.

  • Q&A: Shingle Overhang

    Q: How far beyond the drip-edge should an asphalt shingle extend? Is the amount of overhang the same at the rake as at the eave?

  • Q&A: EPDM vs. Modified Bitumen Roofing

    Q: Why is EPDM roofing so much more expensive than torch-applied modified bitumen? Is EPDM roofing that much better?

  • Saving Trees During Construction

    Stripping trees from a lot before building may seem practical, but saving them can pay larger dividends. This article explains how to watch out for what you can’t see — the roots.