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  • Bad Odor in HVAC System

    That bad smell coming from your customer's A/C might be from construction dust that got onto the coils and condensate pan.

  • Mold Problem Dogs Jersey Shore

    Soaked by Sandy, houses on the New Jersey shore show the effects of saturation — and, in some cases, ineffective cleaning and repair.

  • Worries About Mold in Flooded Homes on Staten Island

    Staten Island residents trying to repair their homes say mold is thriving in neighboring houses abandoned after Sandy.

  • Drying Wet Framing

    In tight houses, make sure the frame is dry before closing up the walls

  • Respond & Rebuild: Volunteers Tackle Mold in the Rockaways

    A grassroots volunteer group called Respond & Rebuild has made mold its top priority, and they’re attacking it with a basic arsenal: wire brushes, detergent, and elbow grease.

  • Solid Surfacing

    DuPont. The Corian Terra collection of solid surfaces, made with recycled materials, now includes 33 colors; five colors have at least 20% pre-consumer recycled resin content as certified by SCS.

  • Building a Curved Handrail

    Thanks to bending rail, it's not that difficult to form curved handrail sections for a circular staircase on site.

  • Reusing Barnboard

    Q: I was wondering what should be done to old reclaimed barnwood before it can be used inside a home. I plan on using it for wainscot in a basement remodel; should it be treated to kill any bugs or mold?

  • Low-Impact House Wash

    Pressure-washing is fast and effective, but it can also be destructive.

  • Moisture-Resistant Drywall From Certainteed

    CertainTeed. ProRoc drywall with M2Tech technology features a water-resistant core and moisture- and mold-resistant paper face. The product is Greenguard certified and is available in Type X panels. M2Tech is also available in the companys newest product, AirRenew, which absorbs formaldehyde and...