Glues, Sealants, Coatings

Mar 14 2016

With blower door tests in the building code, it is up to more than just the insulators or the GC to deliver results: many trades have a stake.


Feb 27 2016

How much stronger is a house with key parts glued and nailed together rather than just nailed together?


Jan 15 2016

Water and air leaks in a building shell are difficult enough to detail on simple buildings. Complex structures can cause headaches for builders, remodelers, and architects who don't pick up their pens and trace at the design stage.

Dec 9 2015

Retiling a tub surround is a common remodeling project because tubs have a track record for quitting early

Aug 26 2015

Repairing a cracked and sinking concrete pool patio and it's adjoining concrete slab walkway by injecting high-density foam under it

Jul 26 2015

The humble drop cloth, protector of floors and furniture from paint drips and sawdust and fragments of fiberglass like stiffer bits of spiderweb ...

May 12 2015

It's easy to air seal the middle of the wall where there are no gaps, cracks, or joints. The edges are a different story, especially when one edge is wood and the other is concrete.

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