Fixing a Poorly Flashed Cupola
What we found was a poor trim design, a half-hearted repair, and a whole bowl of ‘...
All Decked Out
Sage words from Dr. Joe: "If you want to save cash ... flash. Don't be a dope ......
A Case Study in Foundation Waterproofing Failure
The house wasn't even done and already the basement had become a wet mess.
Fiberglassing an Exterior Deck
An easy-to-install weatherproof deck surface that you can walk on
OSI's Certified Installer Program
"Ninety eight percent of leaking windows are due to the install, not the window,"...
Benjamin Obdyke Combines Two Moisture Managers in Slicker HP
Get a water-resistive barrier and a rainscreen in this new housewrap
Waterproofing and Dampproofing
Dampproofing is a water-resistant coating designed to shed water and resist soil moisture. It's the default for any poured concrete wall below grade. But on sites with slow-draining soils or high water tables, or where site drainage is unreliable, a waterproofing system designed to resist water under hydrostatic pressure will be needed.
Remember when “Tyvek” meant “housewrap”? With DuPont’s entry into the world of fluid-applied air barrier and drainage plane membranes, Tyvek has started to mean more