Fire-resistant glass for windows, concrete, stucco, gypsum and brick are some fireproof materials. Mineral wool and glass wool are also commonly used fireproofing materials as they have high melting temperatures, don't c... More »

Fire-resistant glass for windows, concrete, stucco, gypsum and brick are some examples of fireproof building materials. They can help prevent fire tragedies that claim people's lives. More »

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Asphalt shingles, wood shingles, wood shakes and slate are common roofing materials. Other choices include fiber cement tiles, concrete tiles, clay tiles and metal shingles. More »

Fire-resistant glass for windows, concrete, stucco, gypsum and brick are some examples of fireproof building materials. They can help prevent fire tragedies that claim people's lives. More »

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Vinyl, wood, brick, fiber-cement and stucco are popular siding materials, according to the website of Home and Garden TV. Stone and stone-veneer siding are also popular, due to their natural looks. More »

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The primary disadvantage of exterior insulation and finish systems, also known as synthetic stucco, is that they trap moisture, which leads to rotting wood or gypsum sheathing, and promote mold and mildew growth. Proper ... More »

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House sidings are typically made of wood, brick, stone, stucco or vinyl. Less common types of siding are metal, fiber cement and veneers designed to look like brick or stone. More »