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Framing + Building Envelope

How to Frame Walls That Combat Moisture

A pair of recent research studies reveal best practices—and a new assembly sequence—to combat moisture in framed walls

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9 Housewraps That Block Air But Allow Water Vapor to Escape

After decades of trying to tighten the building envelope, housewrap and weather barrier manufacturers are looking to let in some breeze to dry out…

Framing + Building Envelope

2019 Top 100 Products: Structural / Insulation / Housewrap

Products from BASF, Boise Cascade, DuPont, Georgia-Pacific Wood Products, Huber Engineered Woods, Icynene, LP Building Solutions, Nisus, Nudura, Quikrete, Stuga, Typar, and Weyerhaeuser

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Professional Builder 2019 Top 100 Products

Our annual roundup of building products covers everything from kitchen appliances with fresh new finishes to insulated structural panels that boost energy efficiency

Construction Quality

10 Common Subflooring Installation Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

A refresher on mistakes to avoid when installing subflooring

My Generations: A New Way to Look at Consumers

I have about as much in common with someone born in 1946 as I do an upper-age Millennial born in 1981

Quality Matters

How to Avoid Drywall Problems From Truss Uplift

Warranty service calls and related costs to fix drywall cracks and nail pops are easily avoided by getting a few simple details right when installing trusses

Sales + Marketing

7 Ways to Promote Upgrades to Floor and Wall Systems

High-performance framing systems offer homeowners a lot of benefits—but you have to make sure they understand them.

Framing + Building Envelope

2018 Top 100 Products: Structural / Insulation / Housewrap

Products from CertainTeed, Dörken Systems, Georgia-Pacific, Jamsill, Johns Manville, Kimberly Clark, Lapolla Industries, LP, Nisus, Norbord, Simpson Strong-Tie, Tamlyn, and Weyerhaeuser

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