Harold Chapdelaine

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Job-Site Report -- Working with Trex Lumber

What’s it like to work with the plastic-based decking products that have recently hit the market? A builder tells the story of his first time out with one of the more promising materials. Read more

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Traditional Trim in Vinyl and Aluminum

A New England builder tells how to trim capes and colonials with low-maintenance materials, and still keep a traditional look. Read more

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Building Porches That Last

A contractor who works in a damp coastal climate describes the details he uses for building durable decks and porches. Read more

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JLC Field Guide
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