Builder Sued After Siding Melts
A homeowner is suing a builder after her vinyl siding began to melt.
Cool roofs become a roofing hot button
A recent article in the popular press takes to task the energy-saving claims of...
Roofs that resist one hail of a test storm
Firing 72 barrels from a dozen "hail cannons," researchers sent some 10,000 ice balls onto the roof of a full-scale house. It was the first-ever indoor hailstorm, designed to evaluate how well roofing and other building materials can withstand the ravages of a full-blown hailstorm.
Tropical Woods For Decks At A Premium
Preference for ipe as a building material is strong. But will it always be available?
How Window World Plans To Get Even Bigger
Founded in 1995, Window World has emerged this year as the largest home improvement company in the U.S.
Vinyl Siding Makers Say Their Product's Green
Claims and counter-claims about a product that remains the market share leader in siding.
Contractors More Willing to Price Check Materials To Lower Job Costs
Adjusting labor and materials costs offers a way for home improvement contractors...
Siding Jobs Shine In The Details
The little things add up to big things when it comes to fiber-cement siding details.
There's a soft spot on the roof so that re-roofing will include replacing some...
Deck builders find less and less demand for pressure-treated wood.