Coatings and Sealers

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Nail Sealability Tests

We hear a lot about how flexible flashing and fluid applied membranes seal around nails. But just how true is that? Matt Risinger looks at recent research that tests this claim. More

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The Best Way to Finish an Exterior Wooden Door

Exterior doors take a beating from both frequent use and the elements. Here's how to provide a lasting clear finish on an exterior door. More

Sierra Premium Fiber-Cement Shakes From Nichiha
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Sierra Premium Fiber-Cement Shakes From Nichiha

Shakes are now available pre-primed or prefinished in one of three... More

Housewraps and Weather Resistant Barriers, Part 4
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Housewraps and Weather Resistant Barriers, Part 4

Mike Sloggatt looks at liquid-applied coatings, then demonstrates how well all of... More

Epoxy Garage Floor Coating
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Epoxy Garage Floor Coating

Quikrete’s water-based Epoxy Garage Floor Coating kit comes in a 5-gallon pail... More

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Scuppers and Drains for Waterproof Decks

The worst dry-rot damage usually occurs where drains and scuppers penetrate a deck. Here’s how to avoid it. More

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Level-5 Drywall Finish vs. Veneer Plaster

Myron Ferguson explains the difference between a Level 5 finish and a plaster skim coat. More

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