Clayton DeKorne is the Editor of THE JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION. He was the founding editor of TOOLS OF THE TRADE (1993) and COASTAL CONTRACTOR (2004), and the founding educational director for JLC Live
How to prevent window leaks with all types of siding.
Are new wood roofs a fire hazard? Hearing arguments that today's roofing shakes have improved, two California town councils have decided to postpone a ban on wood shake roofs.
Can you handle torch-down roofing? Not every roofer can, as evidenced in the recent fire of a Chicago-area strip mall where officials believe a roofing crew using propane torches sparked the massive blaze.