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  • Products

    Plastic footing form for sonotubes, easy-cleaning nonexpanding foam, steel frame for pocket doors, new radiant barrier roof sheathing

  • Q&A: Attaching Metal Roofing

    Q: When installing metal roof panels, should you screw or nail, and should the fasteners go through the flats or the ribs of the roof profile?

  • Job-Site Procedure Manuals

    This system of standardized forms, procedures, and construction details ensures good planning and keeps every job running smoothly.

  • Notebook

    Strong economy brings stiff competition, employee background checks, designing a home office

  • A Remodeler Takes On New Construction

    New construction ought to be easier than remodeling. But as one remodeler discovered, building a house from scratch has its own set of problems.