May 1992 Table of Contents

Low-Profile Ridge Vents

The Journal takes a close-up look at the installation and performance of the new breed of shingle-over ridge vents. Read more

A Practical Guide to Kitchen Lighting

A kitchen remodeler outlines how to choose bulbs and fixtures and where to place them to make your kitchens bright and functional. Read more

Remodeling for Accessibility

A remodeler shares tips on how to remodel for the elderly and handicapped without spending a fortune. Read more

Building a Rooftop Deck

A contractor tells how he detailed outdoor living space on a flat roof to protect the building below. Read more

Subbing Out Everything

A project coordinator for a large remodeling company explains how they successfully run multiple projects using subcontractors for everything, including framing and finish carpentry. Read more

When the Cut Goes Beyond 45

A framer gives a quick lesson on how to cut bevels for steep rake walls and special rafter details. Read more

Q & A
Q&A: Sub-Sidewalk Seepage

Q: I am working on a house with a leaky walk-out basement. The house is surrounded by a sidewalk on the three sides above the walkout, and water seems to be seeping through the control joints in the sidewalk into the basement. How can the joints be sealed to stop the leaks? Read more

Q&A: Mitered Wood Siding Detail

Q: I am remodeling in a development in which the houses all have mitered outside corners on beveled siding. How can I match this detail without inviting failure? Read more

Q&A: Underlayment For Shakes Q&A: Underlayment For Shakes

Q: What underlayment should I use under cedar shakes? Read more

For What It's Worth

Gutterless Gutters Read more

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