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More stories about Remodeling

  • In Zoning Dispute, Teardown Looms for New Cape Cod House

  • When the Homeowner Does the Demo

    Q: I'm considering a job remodeling a kitchen on a pre-1978 house. The budget-conscious client wants to save money by doing the demo work himself, which I understand he can legally do in his own home. Can I come onto the job afterward and work without following lead-safe work practices, since I...

  • Contemporary Bathroom Addition

    A stepped footprint makes the most of space left by a property easement.

  • Remodeling in Masonry

    Two projects illustrate how a methodical approach and careful details keep old walls from crumbling.

  • How to Lower the Cost of RPP Compliance When Bidding on Small Jobs

    You can work safely and still compete with uncertified remodelers by understanding the rule.

  • Using Shrink-Wrap To Keep Out Rain When Roof Is Under Construction

    Keeping dry with shrink wrap

  • JLC Report

    EPA abandons lead clearance requirement; California risks forfeiting home-weatherization funds; Nevada's OSHA program told to ramp up citations; more

  • JLC Report

    Ever since the EPA's Repair, Remodeling, and Painting (RRP) rule took effect in April 2010, remodelers around the country have been waiting expectantly for the agency to begin enforcement action against violators of its strict work-safety and record-keeping requirements.

  • JLC Report

    Outsourcing paperwork with a PEO; high-school building program faces closure; defective-drywall guide raises eyebrows; more

  • JLC Report

    Big builders push for energy-efficiency initiative; remodeling shows signs of rebound; San Francisco battles sewer sludge; more