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More stories about Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

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    Stepladder tool pouch; vinyl board & batten siding; fold-away urinal; new-tech utility knives; polyethylene garage doors; and more

  • Letters

    More on payment schedules, painting over knots, affordable design catalog announced, “green” building vs. “healthy” building, followup on tool pretenders, flitch beam details

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    Plastic sump pit, convenient concrete anchor kit, safety lanyard, see-through storm shutters, stainless steel door, better duct tape, chimney-top vent fan

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    GFCI-protected temporary power, polyurethane glue, corner sander, puncture-proof wheelbarrow tire, insulated vinyl siding, hydraulic work platform

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    Removable concrete anchors, work lights, plug-in GFCI, heavy-duty paint stripper, solution for wet basements, ver-satile pry bar, sliding truck mount for toolboxes

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

  • Zoning Forced-Air Heating Systems

    An hvac contractor shows how he uses advanced controls and motorized dampers to provide balanced zone control in forced-air heating systems, in both retrofits and new installations.

  • Q&A: Spray Foam for Foundations?

    Q: The specs for spray-applied urethane foam insulation say that it does not absorb water (hydrophobic). So why is it never used on the outside of foundations?

  • Toolbox: Cordless Drill for Tight Corners

    A cordless drill for tight corners

  • Products

    Temporary dust curtain, plastic Romex connectors, aluminum roofing toeboards, whole-house ventilation system, quick-drying caulk, stainable vinyl windows, non-toxic PVC cement