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Other stories by Dave Haines

  • Fixing a Botched Stucco Job

    Late last year, a couple called me about some leaking windows on the back of their 5-year-old stucco house. My company hadn't built the home; it was part of a tract development in Southeastern Pennsylvania thrown up during the recent housing boom.

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    The best models cut fast, vibrate less, and make blade changes easy.

  • Fast-Tracking a Pop-Top Addition

    Using wall panels and trusses, framing and roofing took only four days.