Exteriors

An Architect's View at IBS
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An Architect's View at IBS

Aurora Zeledon meets with architect Wayne Visbeen at IBS 2016 to get his... Read more

New Product Eliminates Leaky Sidewalls
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New Product Eliminates Leaky Sidewalls

GAF's ThermaCal panels prevent thermal bridging and increase a home's R-value. Read more

Authentic Products Help Millennials Feel Right at Home
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Authentic Products Help Millennials Feel Right at Home

The Builder Responsive Home exteriors remind millennial homeowners of where they... Read more

China Market Dynamics May be a Weight on Framing Lumber Prices
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China Market Dynamics May be a Weight on Framing Lumber Prices

Framing lumber prices crater, year-over-year. How could that be, with more starts... Read more

Tags: Framing, Lumber, Wood
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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Landscaping Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Landscaping

A nifty infographic by Energy.gov breaks down the ways that landscaping can affect a home's performance-- including strategies for water conservation based on climate, and how to position trees to reduce energy consumption. Read more

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Vinyl Beats Stucco and Brick as Most Widely Used Siding on All New Homes Vinyl Beats Stucco and Brick as Most Widely Used Siding on All New Homes

The NAHB's Ashok Chaluvadi offers an analysis of the Census Bureau's Survey of Construction that shows vinyl (and vinyl-covered aluminum) was the most widely used exterior wall material for homes started last year. Read more

Upgrade the Garage with These 7 New Products
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Upgrade the Garage with These 7 New Products

From doors to workbenches and storage, industry manufacturers have plenty to offer... Read more

Hot Products for Outdoor Kitchens
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Hot Products for Outdoor Kitchens

From grills to storage and everything in between, these products are sure to heat... Read more

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5 Outdoor Products To Brighten Up Curb Appeal 5 Outdoor Products To Brighten Up Curb Appeal

In honor of National Curb Appeal month, we've rounded up five new products to take your home's exterior from bland to brilliant. Read more

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Positive Attachment Detail for Decks Positive Attachment Detail for Decks

Decks often collapse when the ledger attachment to the main house fails; as such, codes require the 'positive attachment' detail. Read more

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