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More stories about Vinyl

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    Q: Before installing vinyl siding over existing wood siding, we first install a layer of fan-fold foam insulation. Is the fan-fold foam an adequate weather-resistive barrier?

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    A Rhode Island builder tells how teaching free classes in his community brings a stream of prequalified prospective clients.

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  • Exterior Soundproofing That Works

    These details, used in soundproofing programs near the nation’s airports, do a good job of keeping exterior noise out.

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  • Products

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