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Fast, Safe, and Accurate Tile Cutting

How to choose and use the right tool for the task


Building Science

  • Clearing Up Confusion about Unvented Roofs

    Dr. Joe Lstiburek, in an admission that he's helped create some of the confusion, sets us straight on unvented and hybrid roofs.

  • December 2014 Letters

    House on wrong lot; OSHA; I-joist roofs; home-performance contracting profitable where energy prices are high

  • The Extractor Nail Puller

    Because it grabs nails without cutting through the nail shank, The Extractor can help with deconstruction work where you want to preserve the materials for reuse.




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