Glues, Sealants, Coatings
Getting silicone to stick to the window and not your finger
Paint-on waterproofing membrane, physics, and forethought protect an old window—and allow future maintenance—while sealing a big hole in a wet and windy wall
"This is the most important part to waterproof because this is the place where all the water will end up and it might leak if not done correctly."
An item on the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. Item 5.1.2, to be exact ...
The air sealing process for a high performance home with double-stud walls.
The biggest hole in the bathroom
How much stronger is a house with key parts glued and nailed together rather than just nailed together?
News Flash: Drywall can be an air barrier
Retiling a tub surround is a common remodeling project because tubs have a track record for quitting early
The humble drop cloth, protector of floors and furniture from paint drips and sawdust and fragments of fiberglass like stiffer bits of spiderweb ...
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.