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More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • In the News

    Kickback settlement; sidewinder recall; boom-market report; CO-leak investigation

  • In The News

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  • In the News

    Southern California struggles to address wildfire risks; Florida grapples with soggy walls; a challenge to Michigan environmental law; more

  • Oil Paints: Going, Going, Gone?

    Environmental restrictions in the most populous areas of the country are making oils scarce, but painters have adapted as waterborne alternatives improve. If you're not in one of the affected states, here's a look at what's to come.

  • Products

    Smart Vapor Retarder, Flip-Up Floodgate, High-Tech Patio Doors, Sure Finishes, See-Through Deck Balusters, Mold-Resistant Coating, Trex Report, Tough Landscape Lighting

  • What Happens When You Go to Arbitration?

    The ins and outs of arbitration

  • Letters

    Fee impact in California; where to find adjustable wall braces; decimal pitch conversion; hidden soffit vent details; more

  • Making Old Stucco Look New

    A Northern California stucco contractor describes how he uses foam-based trim and pigmented finish coats to revitalize tired stucco exteriors.

  • In the News

    Cement shortage, creating a wetland, health concern about old plaster, workers comp reform in California, lightning- resistant flexible gas line

  • Weatherstripping Existing Windows

    A California remodeler tells how he retrofits weatherstripping on existing wood windows for sound and thermal insulation.