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  • Structural Sheathing With Moisture Barrier From Drywood Products

    Drywood Products. Providing a structural sheathing with a laminated ice and water barrier, Drywood roof and wall panels eliminate the need for felt paper, ice and water shield, and an air infiltration barrier, says the firm. A seam tape provides moisture resistance at abutting edges, valleys...

  • Attractive Waterproofing

    Since most dampproofing coatings are covered up by backfill or studwalls, it doesn’t matter what they look like.

  • Cold-Applied Waterproofing

    Unlike waterproofing compounds that have to be heated in a kettle, Henry’s CM100 waterproofing is applied “cold” and cures in contact with moisture in the air.

  • How Should I Finish an Existing Basement Wall?

    I am about to start a basement remodel project in a cold climate. I plan to apply a waterproofing product to the inside of the basement wall, then stick a sheet of polyethylene directly to the basement wall over the waterproof coating. Once that is in place, I'll frame a 2x4 wood-frame wall on the...

  • Dry Deck Over Living Space

    A multilayer cementitious coating provides a walkable waterproof surface with a Class A rating.

  • Labor Department Starts to Issue Weatherization Prevailing-Wage Guidance

  • Developers Weather the Storm

    Affordable developers have struggled for years to fill vacant lots and repair abandoned buildings in the low-income neighborhoods of aging Northeastern cities.

  • Thompson: Multifamily Primed to Weather Storm

    Though the U.S. economy is slowing, the multifamily industry remains somewhat immune from recession and is primed to thrive in the next five to 10 years, according to Linwood Thompson, managing director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi Housing Group.

  • Soundings: Understanding Water Intrusion

    Understanding Water Intrusion

  • Weather Barriers for Coastal Conditions

    According to general contractor Bill Robinson, the building industry is going through a renaissance of sorts when it comes to weather protection. He predicts that as the current best practices become standardized, even more detailed requirements will be brought back to the codes. And that's a good...