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Lowe's Settles Suit Brought by Buyers of Defective Drywall

Suppliers deny providing Chinese GWB, but the retailer offers gift cards to claimants. Read more

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Permit Rules for Teardowns Are Tightening

Teardowns aren't as common as they were during the boom, but they're still causing problems in some communities. Read more

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State Legislators Deal Blow to Residential-Sprinkler Codes

Lawmakers in many states block IRC 2009 provision mandating sprinklers for one- and two-family homes Read more

TVA-ORNL Project Provides a Window on the Payback of Energy Upgrades
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TVA-ORNL Project Provides a Window on the Payback of Energy Upgrades

Study finds that modest upgrades in insualtion and HVAC equipment dramatically... Read more

Rebuilding a Church on a Higher Plane
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Rebuilding a Church on a Higher Plane

Builders give a hurricane-devastated structure a lift with concrete, steel, and SIPs. Read more

Rebuilding a Church on a Higher Plane
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Rebuilding a Church on a Higher Plane

Builders give a hurricane-devastated structure a lift with concrete, steel, and SIPs. Read more

Rebuilding a Church on a Higher Plane
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Rebuilding a Church on a Higher Plane

Builders give a hurricane-devastated structure a lift with concrete, steel, and SIPs. Read more

The Eight-Hour Kitchen Remodel
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The Eight-Hour Kitchen Remodel

Meticulous planning was the key to profitability on this multi-unit job. Read more

Building Decks with Log Posts
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Building Decks with Log Posts

Use these methods to incorporate natural timbers into your custom work. Read more

Framing a 16-Sided Addition
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Framing a 16-Sided Addition

Accuracy in laying out and building the foundation helped keep the rest of the job... Read more

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