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More stories about Vinyl

  • Products

    GFCI-protected temporary power, polyurethane glue, corner sander, puncture-proof wheelbarrow tire, insulated vinyl siding, hydraulic work platform

  • Detail: Wood Trim for Vinyl Siding

    On houses clad with vinyl, a simple rabbeted edge detail preserves the look of traditional wood trim at windows, doors, and corner boards.

  • Durable Exterior Details

    This quality-conscious remodeler describes the materials, finishes, and installation techniques that keep the exteriors of his jobs looking good.

  • Simple Spec Writing

    This remodeler uses word-processing software to create clear, concise job specs that improve sales, eliminate client misunderstandings, and help the production crew build the job right.

  • Aluminum Trim for Vinyl Siding

    Brake-bent aluminum coil stock makes for crisp, durable trim details at windows, doors, and fascia. A Pennsylvania vinyl siding contractor reveals the tricks of the metalworking trade.

  • Notebook

    Watershed defects lawsuit hits California courts, fastest house ever built, vinyl siding overtakes wood, foam form research underway

  • Products

    Temporary dust curtain, plastic Romex connectors, aluminum roofing toeboards, whole-house ventilation system, quick-drying caulk, stainable vinyl windows, non-toxic PVC cement

  • Q&A: Housewrap Behind Vinyl Siding

    Q: Is it necessary to put housewrap behind vinyl siding on new construction?

  • Products

    New soft-sided tool bag, premitered vinyl door trim, easy-mix epoxy, classy eye protection

  • Selecting Replacement Windows

    With prehung replacement units or sash-only kits, it’s possible to upgrade a window in less than an hour with-out removing the trim. We take a look at what’s available from national manufacturers.