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  • The Extractor Nail Puller

    Because it grabs nails without cutting through the nail shank, The Extractor can help with deconstruction work where you want to preserve the materials for reuse.

  • Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting

  • Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting

    Cree and Ruud Lighting are the latest lighting companies to join the mergers and acquisitions activities that have characterized the lighting industry over the past several years. The announcement, that Cree was acquiring Ruud Lighting, was made on Aug. 17 and involves a stock-and-cash transfer...

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  • Round-The-Clock Research

    Put 10 really smart college students into a combination dorm and laboratory, give them complex projects to work on, and monitor everything they do. The Home Depot Smart Home at Duke University in Durham, N.C., may sound like the premise for a reality show (that question is even addressed in the...

  • Making Brick Repairs Disappear

    Initial foundation settlement can leave vertical cracks in brick veneer cladding, which, though ugly, pose no structural problem. A North Carolina builder describes how he makes the repairs, using tricks gleaned from masons.

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    Taking care of safety glasses

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