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  • Building Up Deck Posts From 2x6s

    Instead of supporting decks with treated 6x6 posts, is it OK to assemble the support columns using four treated 2x6s?

  • Retrofit Exterior Foundation Insulation

    Is there a minimally invasive, cost-competitive, easily deployable method of upgrading soil-side foundation insulation in existing buildings? Read on.

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  • Fire Sprinkler Mandate Sparks Political Backlash

  • In the News

    Prevailing-wage rules complicate stimulus weatherization work; condo survives shaketable test; Minnesota requires fall-prevention screens in multi-unit dwellings; more

  • Bloomington-Normal, Ill.

    Despite the recession, there are shovels at the ready and cranes in the air around Bloomington and Normal, which are pushing green design.

  • In the News

    Minnesota cracks down on subcontractor isclassification; green home survives alifornia fire; no stars for LG fridges; more

  • A Town Is Reborn

    By Lew Sichelman. One hundred and fifty years ago, Ramsey was the fur-trading center of Minnesota. Ramsey's city administrator Jim Norman told the paper that for years the town "has been the poster child for urban sprawl," a place where people bought land for inexpensive starter homes.

  • Kitchen & Bath: Short-Cut Kitchen Design

    Short-cut kitchen design tips

  • Kitchen & Bath: Two-Tone Kitchen Design

    Two-tone kitchen design