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May 24, 2018 - Window & Door

The Importance of Moisture Control Throughout the Construction Process

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), moisture control is fundamental for any building, prolonging its structural integrity, materials and components. Gain insight into how proper design and construction can help avoid moisture problems and maintain moisture control. What Causes Moisture Problems? While there are obvious causes to moisture problems in buildings, such as plumbing …

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May 3, 2018 - Window & Door

Why an Alternative to Silicone Window and Door Sealants is the Smart Choice

While silicone has been a common go-to technology for window and door applications, SMP (silyl modified polymer) offers distinct performance advantages in addition to supply security. Find out what these key advantages are and why SMP is a smart alternative for silicone window and door sealants.

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April 26, 2018 - Window & Door

Tips for Proper Metal Roofing Installation

According to Freedonia, the metal roofing market is set to advance 2.0% annually to $3.5 billion by 2021. With these types of roofs rising in demand, adhesives used to install them will as well. Take a look at important adhesive tips to ensure proper metal roofing installation. Consider Compatibility It’s important that the chosen metal …

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April 17, 2018 - Window & Door

Roof Flashing: Applications and Material Considerations to Make

Roof flashing is essential to ensuring a watertight roof. However, if the flashing is improperly installed, it can cause roof leaks and structural damage to the home. Learn about roof flashing applications and material considerations to make. Roof Flashing Applications  Roof flashing helps direct water flow around openings in the roof. Traditionally comprised of materials …

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