June 1988 Table of Contents

Features
Restoring & Repointing Brick Masonry

How modern and traditional techniques can work together to preserve deteriorating masonry. Read more

Problem Clinic: Wood, Vinyl, and Aluminum Siding

A full report on siding failures and how to avoid them—based on extensive field experience. Read more

Selecting & Installing Red-Cedar Siding

Two industry experts discuss how to get top performance out of wood sidings. Read more

Shotcrete Primer

Sprayed concrete is not just for swimming pools. A concrete contractor brings us up-to-date on gunite and shotcrete technology. Read more

Success With Exterior Stains

A traditionalist discusses problems and solutions with exterior stains—based on a 120-year-old family painting tradition. Plus a NEB survey of the new clear finishes. Read more

Special Report: Troubles with Synthetic Stucco

An in-depth study of 17 state-funded projects raises serious questions about the durability of U.S.-made soft-coat systems. Read more

Low-Cost Window Rehab

Economical solutions to window problems for budget-minded rehab projects. Read more

Letters
News
Miscellany

Crisis at the dump. Read more

Q&A
On the House Rough Opening Sizes

Rough Opening Sizes Read more

Products
For What It's Worth

"NEB's pick of curious, interesting and useful products." Read more

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