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Other stories by Joe Stoddard

  • Connecting to the Future

    Home wiring no longer means just phone and electric. From simple lighting controllers to whole-house integrated systems for data, security, and entertainment, the residential automation market is exploding with options.

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    Compact excavators, hole saws with stamina, an easy-open utility knife, acrylic block windows, a drywall suspension system for domes, high-capacity toolbags, PVC railings, more

  • Computer Solutions: Achieving Successful Backups

    Strategies for successful backup

  • Products

    Butt joint coverups, drywall suspension system, compact excavators, acrylic block windows, PVC railings, cordless kits, high-capacity tool pouches, more

  • On the Job With Integrated Construction Software

    Are powerful, multifunction construction software packages worth the cost and the time they take to learn? We look at five builders who took the leap and were willing to share their stories.

  • Products

    Bifold doors, pocket protector tool sheath, elastomeric masonry coatings, removable duct tape, more

  • Products

    Plastic trimboards, orbit sander, miter saw stand, thermostatic by-pass valve, universal socket, vinyl flooring, more

  • Staging High Work

    New scaffolding products and personal safety gear make it easier than ever to perform high work safely.

  • Computer Solutions: Planning for Disaster Can Save You Big Bucks

    Backing up your data

  • Products

    Fold-up pliers, plastic lumber adhesive, arch-top casement windows, site design software, mold-free air conditioning, wax-free toilet gasket, zoned forced-air floor register