Drainage

Tiling a Deck

Fiberglass grating is a sturdy, drainable substrate option for exterior stone and... More

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Lineup of Linear Shower Drains

An installer's look at a selection of current products More

Miami Beach Fights High Tide with New Pumps

Facing a long-term problem with rising sea levels, the city of Miami Beach is installing new water pumps in low-lying areas. They may see action at the next full moon. More

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September 2014 Letters

Contractor education requirements, bolts for attaching sills to foundations, energy-saving tips, sprinkler mandate More

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Best Practice for Stucco Parapet Caps

To ensure a waterproof installation, use adhesive between layers of waterproofing... More

Building Waterproof Roof Decks

Get better performance from your deck covering by using ‘best practices’ framing... More

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Cost-Saving Insulated Foundations

Reduced excavation and forming time make ICFs a cost-effective way to build a... More

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Masonry Through-Wall Flashing at Windows

Enclosing an open second-story deck above a kitchen with through-wall flashing poses some unique challenges. More

2013 Product Review: Editor's Choice

The editor singles out four outstanding products from all those reviewed in PDB in 2013 More

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