June 1988 Table of Contents

Restoring & Repointing Brick Masonry

How modern and traditional techniques can work together to preserve deteriorating masonry. Read more

Problem Clinic: Wood, Vinyl, and Aluminum Siding

A full report on siding failures and how to avoid them—based on extensive field experience. Read more

Selecting & Installing Red-Cedar Siding

Two industry experts discuss how to get top performance out of wood sidings. Read more

Shotcrete Primer

Sprayed concrete is not just for swimming pools. A concrete contractor brings us up-to-date on gunite and shotcrete technology. Read more

Success With Exterior Stains

A traditionalist discusses problems and solutions with exterior stains—based on a 120-year-old family painting tradition. Plus a NEB survey of the new clear finishes. Read more

Special Report: Troubles with Synthetic Stucco

An in-depth study of 17 state-funded projects raises serious questions about the durability of U.S.-made soft-coat systems. Read more

Low-Cost Window Rehab

Economical solutions to window problems for budget-minded rehab projects. Read more


Crisis at the dump. Read more

On the House Rough Opening Sizes

Rough Opening Sizes Read more

For What It's Worth

"NEB's pick of curious, interesting and useful products." Read more

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