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  • Trouble-Free Appliance Rough-In

    Find out which models will be used and review the installation specs before rough-in

  • Installing Stock Cabinets

    Turning a profit on a home-center cabinet job starts with the first site visit.

  • Fixing Cracks in Engineered Flooring

    Q: Last spring, I installed floating engineered flooring over the original vinyl-covered concrete-slab floor of an old New York City apartment. Even though I followed the manufacturer's installation guidelines, the 8-inch-wide planks began to cup, and cracks measuring 1/32 to 1/16 inch opened up...

  • Can a Power Vent Supplement Ridge Venting?

    Q: Would an attic that has a properly sized and installed soffit and ridge venting system benefit from the installation of a power vent?

  • Exposed Gas Line

    Q: A client wants to install an outdoor gas fireplace. The most logical route for the gas supply extends from a roof-mounted furnace 60 feet along an exterior parapet wall and then down. Are there any requirements for lightning protection in such an expos

  • Quick Wood Replacement Windows

    As long as you've measured carefully, you can install a high-quality insert in less than an hour.

  • Solatube International Launches Certified Installation Consultant Program

    , the maker of tubular skylights, has launched a Certified Installation Consultant (CIC) program across the United States and Canada. The program, which requires dealers to complete training and prove proficiency in order to uphold the company's standards, will soon be launched in Europe, Latin...

  • Trimming a Houseful of Windows Production Style

    Making parts and preassembling them in the shop cuts days off the trim schedule.

  • Installing On-Demand Water Heaters

    Compact tankless water heaters free up valuable space and save energy, but sizing and installation require a unique approach.

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    Time-saving towel bars; electronics garage; manufactured chimneys; structural sheathing; outdoor lighting