Foundations & Framing

Drainable Subfloor
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Drainable Subfloor
Tags: Wood, Flooring
Cold-Climate Zip Panels
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Cold-Climate Zip Panels

The new R-9 panels satisfy insulation requirements for cold climate zones. More

NDS Pro Introduces Gravel-Free French Drain
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NDS Pro Introduces Gravel-Free French Drain

Reduce labor and materials with this clever design More

Lightweight Tile Backer
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Lightweight Tile Backer

GoBoard weighs less than cementboard and can be cut with a utility knife. More

GP Introduces ForceField Air & Water Barrier System
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GP Introduces ForceField Air & Water Barrier System

The moisture barrier is laminated to the panel for a two-in-one installation More

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

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

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A High-Yield Subfloor Adhesive That Prevents Squeaks A High-Yield Subfloor Adhesive That Prevents Squeaks

Phil Caruso of Selena USA, Inc. shows JLC their new Tytan polyurethane collapsing gel adhesive for subfloors. The foam expands to fill gaps between joists and subfloor, reducing tension on fasteners and the likelihood of squeaks occurring. More

Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces HHRC Heavy Hip Ridge Connectors
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Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces HHRC Heavy Hip Ridge Connectors

HHRCs installed with SD10 screws provide higher allowable loads than those... More

Huber's Take on Subfloor Adhesive and Thick Insulated Sheathing
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Huber's Take on Subfloor Adhesive and Thick Insulated Sheathing

Lauren Hunter and Matt Risinger explain important innovations from the makers of... More

Tags: Exteriors
Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer
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Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer

Despite his preference for pneumatic framing guns, our seasoned contributor Tim... More

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