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  • A Masonry Chimney in Six Hours

    No one likes waiting for the mason, but manufactured zero-clearance fireplaces aren't the only alternative. A Connecticut manufacturer describes his innovative precast chimney system

  • Q&A:Various Extractive Bleeding on Cedar Siding

    Q. I recently installed 20,000 square feet of 1/2x4-inch cedar siding, rough side out, on a project in Connecticut. The exterior wall construction was 6-inch metal steel studs sheathed with 5/8-inch exterior plywood and covered with building wrap. Inside,

  • Letters

    Clear spans with steel joists; AIA contract draws fire; English on the job site; more

  • Skim-Coat Plaster

    A thin coat of plaster over gypsum blueboard provides the hard, durable, hand-troweled finish of traditional plaster at a reasonable cost. A Connecticut plasterer and finish carpenter describes the proper tools, materials, and techniques.

  • JLC Online

    Using PT plywood as subflooring, dust-free drywall finish-ing, quick drywall takeoff

  • Communicating with Clients

    Good communication prevents small problems from becoming major disasters, and ensures happy customers and healthy profits. A remodeling contractor describes his systematic approach to staying in touch with clients.