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More stories about Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

  • New Tools & Materials for '99

    Every year, we keep our eyes peeled for products that solve common job-site problems in a unique or inventive way. This year's collection has something for every phase of construction.

  • Choosing Estimating Software

    The sheer number and variety of estimating programs make it difficult to find a good fit at the right price. This overview of ten representative packages will help you pick the features you need at a price you can afford.

  • Products

    Dimmable compact fluorescents, bi-directional floor registers, automatic make-up air, engineered stair stringers

  • Notebook

    Heatway & Goodyear square off in radiant tubing failure, L-P adds money to siding settlement, Senergy leaves EIFS group, dangers of fluorescent lamps, wood stoves & Y2K, mold lawsuits in Calif., benefits of insulating attics

  • Innovative tools and materials

    Among the thousands of new building products introduced each year are some that help you build faster, better, and more economically. Here’s our pick of some of the best.

  • Letters

    Fiber-cement corners, undercabinet lights, brick veneer details, competitive bidding

  • Products

    Cargo bar for the pickup, heavy-duty demo tool, preplumbed showerhead & tub spout, prefab wainscot panel

  • Notebook

    States ponder adoption of Model Energy Code, on-line building permits, foam adhesives for roof sheathing, true cost of comp claims

  • Notebook

    Marketing on the Internet, steel doors may present safety hazard, new NAHB performance guidelines, standard remod-eling contract offered

  • On Site With Polymer Moldings

    As an alternative to installing elaborate built-up wood profiles, one-piece foam moldings are lightweight, can be worked with ordinary woodworking tools, and produce a good-looking, durable finished product.