December 1989 Table of Contents

A Facelift for Main Street

Commercial remodelers have devised ingenious, low-cost ways to spiff up storefronts and restore downtown retail districts. Here’s how. Read more

How To Get Bonded

Most public work and larger commercial projects require a surety bond. A bonding agent explains the hurdles you must jump to qualify. Read more

Lighting a Retail Store

How well a store is lit affects its sales and its bottom line. This lighting consultant gets down to the details using a recent retail project as an example. Read more

Quick Response Sprinklers

Sprinkler contractors describe how fast-acting heads and plastic piping are revolutionizing fire protection in light-frame buildings. Read more

Roof Deck Renovations

A third-generation roofing contractor describes the range of deck types you’ll find on commercial roofs and how to safely cut through in remodeling work. Read more

On the House Why Go for Low-E?

Why Go for Low-E? Read more

For What It's Worth

The Journal's pick of curious, interesting and useful products Read more

Backfill: Boom! Boom! Out Go the Lights

Talk about going out with a bang! The 12-story, 110-room Deauville Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., was demolished in 1985 to make room for the expansion of the Tropicana Casino Read more

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