Unfortunately, mold has been a fact of life in residential buildings for decades. It's cost the industry many millions of dollars and led to illnesses and disruption for homeowners and their families. This white paper explores a defensive building product that can significantly reduce the threat of mold in a home.
In this age of heightened environmental consciousness, consumers and construction professionals alike strive to build stronger, greener homes. That means continually finding ways to heighten energy efficiency, while lessening environmental degradation in the process. A relatively new innovation that can differentiate a green home is...
The most detrimental outcome of the recent recession is the shortage of skilled labor. Some experts estimate that the labor deficit has added 30 percent to the average time it takes to build a home. This white paper looks at some of the products that builder are using to offset the effects of the labor shortage.
The focus of today's building revolution is on improving housing performance. The changes taking place rival the impact of indoor plumbing, modern electricity and refrigeration from a century ago. Learn about upgrades to major building codes and green certification programs, building science, and strategies that meet green home standards.
Foundry siding is crafted from more than 100 unique molds cast from real cedar to achieve a real wood look. These PVC panels look like wood grain but provide many benefits over real wood, including: low maintenance, durability, wind and water resistance, and color retention.
Composite and plastic decking lumber is an attractive yet durable, low maintenance alternative to traditional decking materials. An annual cleaning to remove dirt and mold is all these decks require. Many use recycled materials that would otherwise end up in landfills.
TimberTech decking offers a durable alternative to wood decking. With proper installation and care, TimberTech products can be long lasting, durable, and low maintenance. Use this detailed installation guide for complete product information on how to install and properly care for TimberTech decking.