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Shade, lighting options becoming clearer in new U.S. Pavilion

A team of high-level decision-makers overseeing Riverfront Park’s $64 million redesign were shown images this week of what will likely be the final recommendation on shading options within the new …

Ask the Builder: Pricing out a garage roof repair

A few weeks ago I took a much-needed break and traveled to Down East Maine, never imagining I’d be pricing a garage roof repair within minutes of arriving at the …

Ask the Builder: Roof ventilation system needs to be updated to suit airtight home

The house needs a new roof. I climbed into the attic and noticed foil-faced insulation is attached to the underside of the roof, and I see I have a powered …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:23 p.m.

Dutch engineer aims high with tech-enhanced green roof design

Voeten, of Dutch company Urban Roofscapes, says a rooftop garden system he unveiled Friday on the former hospital roof stores more rainwater than existing green roofs and requires less power …

Ask the Builder: Roof popping noise has a simple fix

Diagonal bracing can quiet roof noises.

Missoula theater roof collapses under snow

Heavy snow buildup caused a roof to collapse at a Missoula theater that was preparing to host the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

EVMS roof doesn’t need to be replaced

For years East Valley Middle School has been plagued by leaks after heavy rains, with large garbage cans set up in the hallways to catch the water cascading out of …

Elk herd’s bad luck translates to bounty for food pantry

Schools and businesses have been closed for days for fears of roofs collapsing, but a herd of elk in Pend Oreille County didn’t get the message. About 20 wild elk …