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Securing Soffits

The eaves of a home can expose the structure to the ravages of wind-driven rain on... More


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Evaluating OSB for Coastal Roofs

After Hurricane Andrew, Florida code advisers ruled OSB sheathing inferior to... More

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Factory-built framing components, drywall shortages, new rules for home-office deductions, guide to high-wind wood framing More

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After the Storm: Hard-Won Lessons

Coastal communities need stricter, clearer codes, better training of builders and inspectors, and better quality control, say the experts after a year of studying the most devastating storm in U.S. history. More

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