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Fastening and Finishing PVC Trim

The best ways to get the most out of this popular material.


Prepping for Outdoor Patio Tile Installation

Detail the substrate properly for a long-lasting floor.

Best Practice for Stucco Parapet Caps

To ensure a waterproof installation, use adhesive between layers of waterproofing materials and pay close attention to corners and intersections.


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