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More stories about Installation

  • 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.

  • Products

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

  • Choosing Laminate Flooring

    Laminate flooring looks better than ever and is easy to install, but you have to select the right product for a durable installation.

  • Installing an Electric-Radiant Tile Floor

    Electric-resistance tile-warming systems can increase comfort in the kitchen and bath without greatly increasing the client's electric bill. A tilesetter shares his method for a foolproof installation.

  • Helical Pier Foundations for Problem Sites

    Where space is tight or soils are unstable, building on helical piers can save time and money. A Colorado remodeler who specializes in room additions explains.

  • On-Site Septic for Problem Soils

    An excavation contractor describes the installation of plastic leach chambers on a site where a conventional leach field wouldn't work.

  • Single Solution

    When Masco Contractor Services (MCS) agreed in June to install insulation in more than 75 percent of the houses that Pulte Homes builds over the next two years, and struck a similar arrangement with Beazer Homes in September, the high-profile announcements served as prominent signposts for a...

  • 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

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    Top five tile callbacks