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  • They Want It Their Way

    Every day, volume builders look for ways to cut costs and still create an attractive community. But when it comes to building active adult communities, the prevailing wisdom these days dictates: Don't hold back on the amenities.

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    Shoreline dwellers like to rinse off before going inside after a day at the beach. Here's a proven design that lets the homeowner shower in style.

  • Notebook

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  • Building a Deck Over Living Space

    This contractor gets double duty from a flat roof using a carefully installed EPDM membrane and good flashing details.

  • Wood Composite Decking

    Whether solid or hollow in section, these products promise durability and low maintenance without cracks or splinters.

  • Products

    Fold-up pliers, plastic lumber adhesive, arch-top casement windows, site design software, mold-free air conditioning, wax-free toilet gasket, zoned forced-air floor register

  • Building Screened Porches

    High-quality materials and streamlined production methods enable this Virginia builder to provide distinctive porches at a reasonable price and still make a good profit.

  • Deck Railing Options

    Plastic, wood-composite, and metal railing systems simplify installation and reduce maintenance while giving your clients the look they want.

  • Q&A: Suitable Tiles for Outdoor Counter

    Q: I’m building an outdoor patio, and the plans call for a ceramic tile counter near the grill. What types of vitreous tile are suitable for outdoor use?

  • By Design: Handsome Handrails

    Designing elegant deck rails