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  • Notebook

    Remodelers lobby Washington, Y2K fix for QuickBooks, EPA cracks down on lead paint, bad siding suit decided, energy code trade-offs

  • Letters

    Defining vinyl, using sloped-seat joist hangers, pressure-washing debate, closed valley shingles, glulam commentary, slope vs. pitch, more on safety

  • Notebook

    Targeting an aging market, up-tick in manu-factured housing, high cost of water hookup

  • Remodeling a Bungalow

    These small, single-story houses from the 1920s and ’30s present classic design challenges to the remodeler. In this article, an award-winning architect shows how to make better use of bungalow space without adding on.

  • Notebook

    Housewrap fares poorly in moisture tests, Denver builders and OSHA team up, CCA-treated wood under attack

  • Reinventing the Ranch

    Ranch houses from the 1950s are in many ways perfect candidates for ’90s’ remodels. Designed for relaxed living, they adapt well to informal contemporary lifestyles. An award-winning architect explains the guidelines he follows in remaking a ranch.

  • Fiberglass vs. Cellulose: Making the Choice

    In the insulation industry’s version of the Chevy/Ford debate, builders are faced with conflicting claims and a host of distracting side issues. This no-nonsense comparison shows that, depending on the job, both materials perform well when used correctly.

  • Taking Care of Business

    Hands-on tips for running a successful construction company.

  • Eight-Penny News

    New OSHA rules tailored to builders, Home Owner’s Warranty program out of business

  • Letters

    Readers drive home points on nail strength, foam form bracing