June 1986 Table of Contents

Features
A Guide to Scaffolding Systems

The technical staff of The Old-House Journal tells us everything we need to know to get the job done right (and safely). Read more

Repairing Stucco

A step-by-step guide from Walter Jowers. Read more

The Case of the Disappearing R-Value

Manufacturers have long claimed that the higher R-value of urethane and polyisocyanurate more than compensates for their higher cost. But research now indicates that even the so-called "aged" R-value of these products is lower than previously believ Read more

Wood Siding Over Foam: An Update

Professor John Russo of the University of Iowa looks at the latest research and recommends ways to minimize such problems as buckled boards and pulled nails. Read more

Letters
Q&A
On The House

Steam-Heating Efficiency, Fire-Rated Wall Systems, What Kind of Sheathing? Siting for the Sun, Ventilating for Appliances Read more

Business
Legal
The Legal Column: Releasing Your Rights by Cashing a Check

When to think twice about cashing a check. Read more

Restoration
Kitchen & Bath
Kitchen & Bath: How to Clarify the Appliance Muddle

The latest word on kitchen appliances. Read more

Backfill
Case in Point: Baffling Water Stains

Those baffling water stains. Read more

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