Table of Contents January 2006

 
  • Construction Products Review: Synthetic Underlayments

    In the weeks following Hurricane Katrina, Grace Construction Products' residential business director Larry Shapiro says he began to hear from distributors that pros were ordering his company's synthetic underlayments rather than the standard protective blue tarps to cover damaged roofs.

     
  • Exterior Products Review: Storm Shutters

    High-wind areas such as Dade County, Fla., have the strictest building codes and require that window openings be made from impact-resistant glass or protected with shutters. Impact-resistant windows and doors offer adequate protection from flying debris, but they cost a pretty penny up to...