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Ductwork and Combustion Vents:  Dangerous Interactions
Ductwork and Combustion Vents: Dangerous Interactions

A home performance contractor and energy auditor investigates trouble in... Read more

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Tool Test: Routers

Two for One: Router conversion kits offer plunge- and fixed-base routers in one package. Read more

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Tool Test: Fixed-Base Routers
Tool Test: Fixed-Base Routers

Fixed-base routers now come with variable-speed switches, soft-start,... Read more

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Think Twice Before You Use Subs or 1099s Who Can’t Speak English
Think Twice Before You Use Subs or 1099s Who Can’t Speak English

Here are two simple reasons why Read more

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Retrofitting a Multihead Shower
Retrofitting a Multihead Shower

Retrofitting a multihead shower; shower enclosures; refrigerators Read more

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A Room for All Seasons
A Room for All Seasons

Enclosing an old porch adds much-needed floor space. Read more

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Realistic Scheduling for Remodelers
Realistic Scheduling for Remodelers

The owner and production manager of a high-end remodeling company tell... Read more

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Getting the Final Payment
Getting the Final Payment

If you’ve ever had a problem collecting that last check, you’ll... Read more

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Legal: What If the Owner Wants to Hire a Sub?

What if the homeowner wants to bring a sub on the job? Read more

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Prevent Errors With a Quality-Control Checklist
Prevent Errors With a Quality-Control Checklist

At my remodeling company, we rely on many forms and checklists to run... Read more

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Cleaning the Slate

A short time ago, a remodeler hired me to solve a dispute he had with a customer. He had been building an addition, and when he began framing the walls he discovered that the foundation slab was... Read more

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Letters

License decision judged unfair; cheap fix for plywood paneling; deck-ledger brackets; more Read more

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Federal Judge Rules for Homeowners in Chinese Drywall Trial

Federal Judge Rules for Homeowners in Chinese Drywall Trial It's official: Chinese drywall attacks and severely damages copper and silver components of homes where the drywall is installed, and to... Read more

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Senate Log-Jam Throws Flood Insurance Into Limbo

It's official: Chinese drywall attacks and severely damages copper and silver components of homes where the drywall is installed, and to correct the problem, all the drywall in the home must be... Read more

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Management by Meeting
Management by Meeting

After years of trial and error (mostly error), I've become a firm... Read more

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