May 2017 Table of Contents

Features
Avoiding Wet Walls Avoiding Wet Walls

The energy code provides guidance on limiting the risk of condensation, if you know where to look Read more

A Texas Tornado: Lessons Learned A Texas Tornado: Lessons Learned

Stronger Connections Could Have Saved Homes Read more

Using a Sheet-Metal Brake Using a Sheet-Metal Brake

For more effective flashings, bend them on site Read more

Training The Trades
Snapping Layout Lines for Walls Snapping Layout Lines for Walls

The layout and squaring process for a deck, slab, or on top of foundation walls. Read more

Toolbox
Foul Weather Jackets Tools of the Trade Foul Weather Jackets

Tim Uhler reviews two work jackets designed to protect you against blowing rain and snow. Read more

Backfill
JLC Field Guide
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