Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

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Letters

Crawlspace insulation & fire codes, nail gun injuries, fiber-cement siding More

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Installing Fiber-Cement Siding

Fiber-cement siding is no fun to cut and handle, but its price and durability make... More

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Products

Heat pumps, siding and accessories, lighting, interior millwork products, more More

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Cutting Fiber-Cement Siding

Cutting fiber-cement siding can be a dusty job, but a number of manufacturers... More

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Stabilizing Basement Walls with Steel I-Beams

A foundation repair contractor shows how steel I-beams, placed vertically against... More

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Engineered Trim & Siding

Engineered wood, fiber cement, and plastic can provide the look of natural wood siding and trim without the limitations of the real thing. More

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Reader Survey: Siding Choices

What do you think of today’s siding materials? What would you put on your own house? We asked 1,000 readers for their views; here’s what they told us. More

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Trade Talk: Can You Substitute Synthetic Fibers for Wire Mesh?

Although contractors often substitute synthetic fibers for wire mesh in concrete... More

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Q&A: Fiber-Cement with Aluminum Trim

Q: Is it okay to butt fiber-cement siding against aluminum-clad windows and aluminum soffit, or will the fiber-cement cause a reaction that damages the aluminum? More

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Notebook

High school vo-tech programs in decline; fiber-cement roofing woes; photovoltaic glazing; faulty hvac system proves deadly; more More

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