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    Backdoor: Katrina's Fury

    Katrina's Fury

     
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    Breakline

    Systems-Built Solutions - Code Option Flies Out the Window - Common Code Violations - 2005 Tropical Storm Summary

     
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    Design: Seaside Surge Solutions

    Seaside Surge Solutions

     
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    Details: Airtight Framing

    Building scientists Jeff and John Tooley have been a committed father-and-son team diagnosing homes for moisture and energy problems for decades. In their combined experience, they have come to understand that the difference between a home that works and one laden with moisture and energy problems...

     
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    Guest Editorial

    Stronger Nails, Properly Spaced

     
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    Interview: Point of Focus

    GB General Contractors dodged a bullet when Rita roared to town. The second Category 5 hurricane of the record-breaking 2005 hurricane season moved north, sparing the Pearland community of the greater Houston metropolis a direct hit. Owner Gil Boyles breathed a sigh of relief - one born of...

     
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    Not Just a Pretty Face

    While curb appeal still holds some cachet with buyers, it's what lies beneath a beautiful facade that really counts in the long run. Ted Cushman reports on the hard-won experience of Smokey Saduk, who has pioneered the use of low-maintenance synthetics backed by an impeccable weather barrier to...

     
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    Products

    Drain Plane - Preformed PVC - Composite Components - Demolition Blades - Deck Protector - Sill Seal - Impact-Resistant View - Solid-Core Siding

     
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    Soundings

    Installing Ipe Decking - Latent Cooling Loads