Foundations & Framing

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 Read more

Johns Manville Introduces Lightweight GoBoard Tile Backer
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Johns Manville Introduces Lightweight GoBoard Tile Backer

Available in two thicknesses, the material weighs less than cementboard and can be... Read 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 Read 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 Read 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. Read 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... Read 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... Read 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... Read more

Pushing the Limits of Wood Construction
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Pushing the Limits of Wood Construction

Advanced new wood components may allow wood buildings of 12 stories and higher. Read more

BASF Creates Multiple Wall Assembly Options with HP+ Wall System
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BASF Creates Multiple Wall Assembly Options with HP+ Wall System

More insulation and less lumber combine into energy-efficient wall systems Read more

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