Drainage

Porous Pave Cuts Rubber Granule Size for Smoother Surface

The porous hardscaping material lets stormwater drain through instead of puddling... More

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Draining Low-Slope Roofs

Poor drain design along with inadequate pitch can result in catastrophic water... More

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Drainage

With any foundation coating and insulation you might use to help avoid a wet basement or seeping slab, it must be paired with permanently working drain. More

EPA Wetlands Rule Bogged Down in Courts

At least twelve lawsuits have been filed in ten different federal courts to block the EPA's new wetlands regulation, and the rule is on hold in thirteen states. More

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Weather Barriers and Flashing

Proper installation of a water-resistive barrier, or WRB—preferably with a rainscreen behind the siding—enables us to build resilient homes that will last for generations. More

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Vents

The purpose of a plumbing vent is to break the suction and allow water to drain quickly while preserving the trap seal that keep sewer gas from wafting into the house. More

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Drains

The drain-waste-vent (DWV) system is the first plumbing to be installed in a house. It includes the sewer lines, building drain lines, fixture traps and plumbing vents. More

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Best Connection for a Dishwasher Drain Hose

Why you should connect a dishwasher drain line to a sink drain instead of directly... More

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Drainable Under Deck Finish System

Tony Cobb of “Under Deck Oasis” demonstrates to JLC this deck drainage system,... More

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Synthetic Stucco Without Failures

To avoid a lawsuit, build a drainable assembly. More

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