Self Adhering Window Flashings and Related Standards

Posted on 8/7/2013 4:41:48 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I reviewed the subject of water intrusion into building walls as related to window and building design changes that have...


Window Installation Done RIght

Posted on 8/7/2013 4:37:15 PM. By Fine Home Building

Doing everything to ensure a leakproof job? If you don’t include the housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is ...


A Sticky Question for MIT Researchers: How do Mussels Stay Put?

Posted on 7/31/2013 3:50:16 PM. By ASC

For years scientists and industry have been pursuing biomimetic adhesives. Research has focused on barnacles, kelp, geckos, insects, and ...


And You Thought EIFS Had Problems?

Posted on 7/15/2013 2:33:50 PM. By Thomas G. Dolan

Wait Until You Find Out What’s Happening with Brick, Wood and Vinyl Siding...


Sika Acquires Manufacturer of Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/27/2013 4:31:39 PM. By ASC

Sika A.G. has acquired Everbuild Building Products Ltd., which makes adhesives and sealants, including polyurethane-based products. Everb...


Nexabond 2500 Instant Wood Adhesive

Posted on 6/12/2013 3:23:28 PM. By ASC

Bioformix, Inc. recently supplied a sample of Nexabond 2500 Instant Wood Adhesive to the writer of A Concord Carpenter for review. Nexabo...


Tecman Launches ‘No More Slugs n Snails’ Patented Copper Slug Tape

Posted on 6/6/2013 6:32:25 PM. By ASC

With summer planting and gardening underway in the US and UK, people can deter slugs with adhesive copper tape. Slugs will eat many decor...


The Superglue Inspired by World's Stickiest Fish

Posted on 5/13/2013 12:58:05 PM. By ASC

The small Northern Clingfish is aptly named; the clingfish is the world’s stickiest fish with an adhesive force 80 to 230 times its...


How to Seal Exterior Windows Doors and Trim

Posted on 4/19/2013 5:28:21 PM. By DAP


How to Fix a Small Hole in the Wall

Posted on 4/19/2013 5:27:02 PM. By DAP