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  • Landscape Lighting - Continued

    Retrofitting a multihead shower; shower enclosures; refrigerators

  • Rooftop Decks for Coastal Homes

    Building a deck over living space can be a tricky proposition. An architect and builder describes his method for suspending the deck framing from parapet walls, above an EPDM rubber membrane roof.

  • Creating a Sense of Shelter on a Large Lot

    Designers sometimes use the phrase "prospect and refuge" to describe a pleasing environment that offers a good view of its surroundings while still providing a comforting sense of shelter.

  • Design: Outdoor Living Spaces

    Outdoor living spaces

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    Decks & railings, insulation & air sealing, door hardware

  • Barren Beauty

    At first sight, the 3,800 acres that is Santaluz -- several miles inland from Del Mar in California's Northern San Diego County -- looks pretty barren. But that's the point: Developer DMB, of Scottsdale, Ariz., wanted the place to be different.

  • B+A: It Takes a Villa

    Brenneman & Pagenstecher has an open book estimating policy. Peter Pagenstecher says some refer to this method as time and materials with a fixed fee.According to the partners, there are several advantages to this system.

  • Building Better Decks

    A Virginia contractor describes the marketing methods and construction details he uses to build good-looking, profitable decks.

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    Water-resistant gypsum panels, heated shingles, snap-in bamboo flooring, chimney pots, more