Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

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November 2014 Letters

Emailing proposals; strapping ceilings; caulking fiber-cement joints More

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NativeStone Sinks Offer Beauty with Heft

Formed from modified concrete, Native Trail’s new line of kitchen and bath sinks... More

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Tightening a House When Replacing the Siding

I don't think my client was planning on an energy retrofit when he first talked to... More

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Open-Joint Siding

In the Seattle area, where I work, we get a lot of rain. From the mid-90s to the... More

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A Fiber-Cement Sunburst

Full-scale layout simplifies the process of cutting the tapered clapboards. More

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Malco FCC4 Guillotine Shear

Cut fiber-cement siding without a cloud of hazardous dust with the FCC4 Guillotine... More

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Back-Priming Fiber-Cement Siding

Q: We ordered preprimed HardiePlank lap siding to finish a project, but when it was delivered, we discovered that the backs were left unprimed. Normally, we back-prime wood clapboards, but I'm not sure this step is needed with fiber-cement siding, and the manufacturer's Web site is mute on the subject. Is back-priming necessary? More

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Letters

Remodeling opportunities abound; weatherization wages too low; in defense of vinyl siding; more More

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Manufactured Deck Railings

These durable systems are much easier to install than site-built rails. More

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Products

Clips for flat tiles; mounting blocks; aluminum-and-glass railing; crawlspace ventilation; fibercement siding panels; more More

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