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The Counterintuitive Cladding

The Counterintuitive Cladding

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Like it or not, vinyl siding is an environmental option.

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Evening Jewel with City View

Evening Jewel with City View

The dramatic San Francisco view is captured by this elegant design

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A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces

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Flashing A Recessed Window using Liquid Tyvek

Flashing A Recessed Window using Liquid Tyvek

Flashing a recessed window is tricky, this new product from DuPont Tyvek called Fluid Applied (Liquid Tyvek!) makes the process much simpler. In this jobsite video we will take you through the steps to form a water tight, air tight, and vapor permeable window install.

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How to Install Vertical Siding over Rigid Foam Insulation?

How to Install Vertical Siding over Rigid Foam Insulation?

Board and batten siding is a popular choice, but how do you install it over foam sheathing? Do you use extra long screws, furring strips, or both?

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The Best Way to Ventilate Siding

The Best Way to Ventilate Siding

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Does it matter if you vent the top in addition to the bottom of the siding? Is it bad to ventilate the siding into the soffit? Does ventilating siding equalize pressure in storms?

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Modern Makeover - The Exterior

Modern Makeover - The Exterior

Acrylic Stucco, Redwood Siding, New Windows and Doors, Repitched Roof and Garage to Carport conversion. Reclaimed Redwood Shade Structure

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MORE Westchester Waterfront

MORE Westchester Waterfront

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Westchester Waterfront Residence

Westchester Waterfront Residence

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Have You Considered Vinyl Siding, Lately?

Have You Considered Vinyl Siding, Lately?

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Considering advances in product quality, energy efficiency, and improved manufacturing, it pays to take a second (or third) look at vinyl siding.

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Which is the greenest wall system: brick, stucco, or EIFS?

Which is the greenest wall system: brick, stucco, or EIFS?

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BASF recently conducted an Eco-Efficiency Analysis of wall systems to determine whether brick, stucco, or EIFS strikes the best balance between environmental burden and lifecycle costs.

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