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Other stories by Richard Trethewey

  • Builder's Library: Guide to Hydronics

    Definitive textbook on hot-water heating

  • Heating System Tuneups

    Most furnaces and boilers more than five years old can benefit from modifications that will improve performance. A seasoned hvac contractor explains which upgrades will be most cost-effective for gas- and oil-fired systems.

  • Up-Flush Basement Baths

    The old rule that sewage runs downhill does not apply here. A plumbing contractor tells how to handle drainage when adding a basement bath.