Special Shows by ProTradeCraft, and select series of "installation mini-dramas."
WRB & Flashing
Mar 30 2020
A couple of ways the pros rollout peel and stick, getting it to stick where they want it to
Mar 16 2020
Water management begins with the framing and extends to WRB
Mar 12 2020
Roof valleys are like gutters with a steep pitch, but the stakes are higher for valleys than they are for gutters
Mar 2 2020
Use gravity and capillary breaks to stop water from seeping into the basement
Feb 22 2020
Feb 21 2020
The Tyvek weather-resistive barrier can be a water barrier and an air barrier, but it is NOT a vapor barrier
Jan 29 2020
Use real trim stock and give some thought to the layout—it will improve the look of your job 100 percent
Jan 20 2020
Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed
Jan 20 2020
Dry and durable walls come from keeping water out and giving it a way to get there
Dec 9 2019
A monolithic layer of protection for holes in walls
Nov 21 2019
The premier season of Weatherization Nation was shot in NW Washington DC where we tore off an unfortunate addition to the back of a 70+-year-old brick house and we added a two-story addition which nearly doubled the sliving space.
Oct 28 2019
Contact between dissimilar metals – like copper fittings threaded into steel pipe or copper flashing fastened with steel nails – sets up an electro-chemical reaction that causes corrosion and leads to failure of the “less noble” metal
Sep 27 2019
Aggregation // Design, Demolition, Sitework, Framing, Roofing, WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim, HVAC & Mechanicals, Insulation & Air Sealing
The Model Remodel Show followed the progress of the 2017 Model Remodel project by Professional Remodeler magazine.
Apr 13 2019
A specialty tool makes placing standard non-stretch tape in corners easier
Apr 12 2019
The Demonstration House debuted at the 2019 International Builders' Show with five sponsors and ten demo over two days. Here's the highlight reel.