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Readers Respond: Election 2016

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An Insulated Slab for the Deep South

Even in "Hotlanta," sub-slab insulation pays off in the wintertime. Read more

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An Insulated Slab for the Deep South

I’m an architect based in Atlanta. My wife, Jodi, and I moved to this... Read more

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A Practical Guide to Building in Seismic Zones

Steel and framing hardware requirements demand a whole new approach to... Read more

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Tougher Energy Codes Prompt "Advanced Framing" Switch

When mid-Atlantic builders had to make the jump from R13 walls to R20... Read more

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Controlling Floor Vibration

Compliance with deflection limits in the code doesn't guarantee customer... Read more

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Hidden Hinge Options

Q: We have a client who would like interior door hinges that are totally... Read more

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Estimating Using Templates, Part Three

Whether you estimate with an off-the-shelf system or using an Excel... Read more

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If Time Is Money, How Can I Control the Clock?

Knowing how many jobs you need to complete and collect for on a monthly... Read more

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Letters

Job-site danger; spray foam in cathedral ceilings; using stainless with ACQ; more Read more

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Before You Drop Your Prices, Read This

Has it ever occurred to you that dropping your prices to stay in... Read more

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Framing Decks With Steel Joists

A New Jersey deck builder describes the advantages of steel framing Read more

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Chinese Drywall Update: Builders Burdened by Repair Costs

Chinese Drywall Update: Builders Burdened by Repair Costs Legal action continues in the case of defective imported Chinese-made drywall installed in thousands of homes in Florida, Louisiana,... Read more

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Top Ten Code Violations

Pay close attention to these to avoid failing inspections Read more

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Bracing Walls for Wind

You can frame a wall without hiring an engineer -- but plan review may... Read more

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