Archive for February 2014

Vinyl Deck Failure

Vinyl decking is a waterproof membrane that is used as a surfacing for decks.   It can have designs or it can be plain. Vinyl decking is made by many different manufacturers: Dura Deck, Dektek, Weatherdeck, Tufdek, Econodek are just a few of them.   A large portion of vinyl decks are installed over a…

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Roof ventallation

An increasingly popular and highly effective method of ventilating an attic is the ridge vent, a continuous cap-like vent that runs along the ridge or peak of the home’s roof. The ridge vent provides an outlet for problem-causing superheated air in summer and moisture in winter. The way ridge vents work is very simple. Air…

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