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  • 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...

  • Perfect Storm Flashing

    Working on Long Island, remodeling contractor Mike Sloggatt has to prepare homes to weather the occasional nor'easter. So when it comes to installing windows and doors, he's not afraid of overkill. Here, he details the flashing routine he typically employs to create a drainable, water-resistant...

  • Soundings: Sealed Crawlspaces in Flood Zones

    Sealed Crawlspaces in Flood Zones

  • Letters

    Metal Connectors and ACQ - Coastal Roofing - Weather-Tight Exteriors

  • Weather­Tight Exteriors

    Keeping Moisture Out of Oceanfront Homes

  • Products

    Cordless impact wrench, wall lift, cold-weather caulk, nonstick shovel, flexible duct, long-tail T-shirt, mini brake

  • Waterproofing Basement Walls

    We survey the major types of foundation waterproofing, from spray-on to peel-and-stick membranes.

  • Retrofitting Basements

    Building restrictions in California are prompting homeowners who want more space to add on underneath the house. A concrete contractor tells how it's done.

  • Repairing a Stone Foundation

    A Colorado builder explains how he poured a new foundation well around the existing one to provide support and a smooth surface for waterproofing.