Paul Spring

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Good Help Wanted

Can’t find decent carpenters anymore? Successful builders and remodelers share their strategies for recruiting and hiring good help. Read more

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New Numbers for Dimensional Lumber

The design values for lumber are changing after 12 years of testing. Here’s how the new numbers will affect the way you build. Read more

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Survey Results: Small Contractors Speak Out on Safety

With ever-increasing regulations and skyrocketing insurance premiums, safety is getting more attention from builders and remodelers. Here’s how JLC readers approach the issue. Read more

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Plastic Tub-Shower Units

It’s tempting to take whatever your supplier has on hand in plastic fixtures, but all units are not alike. Here’s a look at which materials perform best. Read more

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Pre-Fab Products for Site-Built Homes

Manufactured components aren’t limited to structural panels and trusses. Here’s a wide-ranging collection of factory-made items for interiors and exteriors. Read more

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