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Designing for Durability Designing for Durability Online Membership Required

An updated HUD guide demonstrates that a durable house is also a dry house

Are Drainable Housewraps Enough?
Are Drainable Housewraps Enough?Online Membership Required

They’re a good start, but keeping your house dry and free of rot may require more than just drainage

Four Steps to Flash a Dormer
Four Steps to Flash a DormerOnline Membership Required

This leak-free approach begins with an impenetrable corner detail

What's the Difference: Control Layers
What's the Difference: Control Layers

Air barriers, vapor barriers, water-resistive barriers, and insulation

Tailgate: Mike Sloggatt, Volunteer
Tailgate: Mike Sloggatt, Volunteer

A year after superstorm Sandy, this Long Island building educator reflects on the cleanup and recovery from this devastating storm.

A Wood Floor That Can Survive Anywhere
A Wood Floor That Can Survive AnywhereOnline Membership Required

In a basement or on a slab, create a stable platform to support quality engineered-wood flooring

Build Like a Pro: How to Make a Decorative Window Cap Flashing
Video: Build Like a Pro: How to Make a Decorative Window Cap FlashingOnline Membership Required

Go beyond the basics: A few additional bends of your copper piece turn this functional window cap flashing into a decorative detail

16 Ways to Improve the Air You Breathe
16 Ways to Improve the Air You BreatheOnline Membership Required

Discovering the causes of poor indoor-air quality is the first step in creating a healthful home

Soldering copper cap flashing
Soldering copper cap flashing

A pro shows how he shapes and solders copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water

Build Like a Pro: How to Solder Copper Cap Flashing
Video: Build Like a Pro: How to Solder Copper Cap Flashing

Learn how to shape and solder copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water and the best way to prevent rot, insects, and mold

Better basement insulation
Better basement insulation

InSoFast insulation panels simplify the process of installing insulation

Leak-Free Skylights
Leak-Free SkylightsOnline Membership Required

A peel-and-stick membrane under the flashing guarantees that the skylight won’t leak—ever

Vapor drive
Vapor drive

To understand the importance of permeable and impermeable products as they relate to the construction of your home, you need to understand how vapor drive works

Beyond OSB: Wall Sheathings That Multitask
Beyond OSB: Wall Sheathings That MultitaskOnline Membership Required

Can a product that provides structure, housewrap, and even insulation save you time and money?

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