April 2016 Table of Contents

Features
Layout Lines for Exterior Walls Layout Lines for Exterior Walls

Get everything straight and square now to avoid headaches later Read more

Installing Flanged Windows: Two Strategies Compared (Part 2) Installing Flanged Windows: Two Strategies Compared (Part 2)

Gene Summy provides tips on a proper AMAA “A-1” method flashing installation Read more

Q&A
Rodent Proofing and Insulating a Wall From the Outside Rodent Proofing and Insulating a Wall From the Outside

Mouse-proofing surgery on a problem wall bay Read more

Coiling Extension Cords

Do it right and they can last 30 years Read more

On the Job
A Radiant Panel Primer A Radiant Panel Primer

Installing radiant heat on top of the subfloor Read more

Getting Kickout Flashings Right Getting Kickout Flashings Right

Leaks are a liability. It's so much easier and less expensive to invest in $15 worth of flashing in the first place. Read more

Energy
Troubleshooting
Fixing a Poorly Flashed Cupola Fixing a Poorly Flashed Cupola

What we found was a poor trim design, a half-hearted repair, and a whole bowl of ‘wrong’, as far as proper flashing was concerned. Read more

Products
The Privacy Window Goes Classy with Hy-Lite's Baroque Design The Privacy Window Goes Classy with Hy-Lite's Baroque Design

The collection also includes modern and traditional design options Read more

Grohe Adds Feminine Touch with Rose Gold Finish Grohe Adds Feminine Touch with Rose Gold Finish

The subtle hue is available across the Grandera collection's fixtures and accessories Read more

Cabot Gold Exterior Gives Outdoor Wood a Furniture Finish Cabot Gold Exterior Gives Outdoor Wood a Furniture Finish

A two-coat application provides a polished look Read more

Bring Out Natural Colors with Cyron Neutral White Downlight LEDs Lighting Bring Out Natural Colors with Cyron Neutral White Downlight LEDs

Precise color temperature reveals the natural tones of interior finishes Read more

246Ledge is Eldorado Stone's Latest Modular Design 246Ledge is Eldorado Stone's Latest Modular Design

A variety of color options make this style suitable for any home Read more

Bosch Offers Smart Room Thermostat for Condensing Boilers HVAC Bosch Offers Smart Room Thermostat for Condensing Boilers

Control both heat and hot water for energy saving opportunities Read more

Spread the Load with MiTek's VTT Valley Truss Tie Rough Hardware Spread the Load with MiTek's VTT Valley Truss Tie

Double-dimple nail holes and roof pitch markings make installation easy Read more

Smart Chute for Demo Smart Chute for Demo

Evacuate debris from three stories up with this dumpster slide Read more

Leviton Combines Arc and Ground Fault Protection in SmartLockPro Receptacle Electrical Leviton Combines Arc and Ground Fault Protection in SmartLockPro Receptacle

The dual function AFCI/GFCI receptacle is ideal for kitchens and laundry rooms Read more

Ditch Witch Introduces C- and CX-Series Trenchers Equipment Ditch Witch Introduces C- and CX-Series Trenchers

The compact designs offer improved ergonomics and serviceability for better ROI Read more

Fypon Adds to Rustic Offerings with Hand-Hewn and Rough-Sawn Beams Fypon Adds to Rustic Offerings with Hand-Hewn and Rough-Sawn Beams

Add heft to Arts & Crafts designs with these lightweight materials Read more

JLC Field Guide
Close X