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  • Ooh La La Lamps

    Lingerie rarely sees the light of day, but 30-year-old Nashville-based artist Kelly Butler has brought ladies' unmentionables out of the closet. Through her website,

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  • Home is Where the Heart Is

    The Mack family has been living at The Reserve at Dexter Lake in suburban Memphis, Tenn., rent free for more than 12 months.

  • The Memphis Blues

    Apartment owners in Memphis may not have the blues as bad as local legend B.B. King, but they didn’t exactly have the sunniest year in 2006, and it’s unlikely things are going to get too much better for them anytime soon.

  • Q&A: Venting Bath Fan Into Soffit Not a Good Idea

    Q. It has become common practice in new construction around Nashville to vent bathroom fans into a nearby soffit. One problem is that the vent often gets covered with vinyl or metal soffit because the siding crew doesn't want to cut a hole in the finished

  • Tracking Your Time

    A time card can improve the accuracy of your estimates, cut worker’s comp costs, and increase your profit. A custom builder shares his system.

  • Making EIFS Watertight

    An EIFS installation is only as strong as its weakest details. A veteran EIFS troubleshooter tells how to keep the water out at penetrations.

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  • Q&A: Redwood Stains

    Q: On elevated decks, the redwood decking often causes black streaks on the joists below. How can we prevent this?