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Foundations & Framing

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    Pneumatic fasteners; skylights; instantaneous water heaters

     
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    Synthetic roof underlayments; deck railings; fireplaces

     
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    Truck accessories; wood flooring; structural fasteners & connectors

     
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    Easy access panel; glass-tube fireplace; engineered lumber; housewraps; electrical equipment

     
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    Holiday gift ideas; foundation waterproofing; pools & spas; mud management

     
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    Wrap-around shades, compact truck rack, sleek wallplates; decking; pneumatic fasteners

     
  • Tool Test: Pneumatic Nailers

     
  • Tool Test: 8-1/4-Inch Circ Saws

     
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    Floor joist patch kits; saws with lights, dust controls, deeper cuts; decorative vinyl windows; gutter cleaning; more

     
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    Rebar chairs, laminated glass, high-performance paint stripper, spaceage carpenter pen, mini skid steer loader, more

     
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    Add-on lip for framing square, colorful stud finders, new underlayment for vinyl, classy garage doors, peel-and-stick ridge vents, more

     
  • New Tools & Materials for '99

    Every year, we keep our eyes peeled for products that solve common job-site problems in a unique or inventive way. This year's collection has something for every phase of construction.

     
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    Extreme-temp caulk, smart fan-light, graffiti removers, insulated headers, masonry cleaner, shock-absorbing gloves

     
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    Tools for cutting steel studs, specialized wire stripper, filter fabric that slows root growth, new steel shingle, safety harness for women, fabric form for concrete footings

     
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    New spray adhesives, portable site-storage system, new star-head fasteners, color-coded ball valves, padlocks and chains for site security

     
  • Innovative tools and materials

    Among the thousands of new building products introduced each year are some that help you build faster, better, and more economically. Here’s our pick of some of the best.

     
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    Rigid precut vapor barrier for joist-bay ends, full-face safety shield, rot-proof exterior door frame, hidden deck fasteners

     
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    New clip provides drywall backing at corners, two-part urethane adhesive for rebar pins, innovative recirculator for hot water on demand, drywall joint tape for outside corners

     
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    Adjustable framing hangers, water-proof glue, faux stone veneer, self-clamping junction box

     
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    Temporary kitchen for remodeling clients, cordless nailer for metal connectors, hand-held span calculator, prefab basement window well

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking