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Synthetic Stucco Without Failures
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Synthetic Stucco Without Failures

To avoid a lawsuit, build a drainable assembly. More

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Readers Comment on Decks, Joist Spans, and Faux Stone

Reader comments and author replies on "Strong, Safe Decks (Sep/13), continuous joists (Q&A, Oct/13), and stone veneer (Sep/13). More

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Undocumented Workers Ruled Eligible For Workers Comp Benefits In Iowa

Illegal immigrants injured on the job qualify for workers comp, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled. More

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Undocumented Workers Ruled Eligible For Workers Comp Benefits In Iowa

Illegal immigrants injured on the job qualify for workers comp, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled. More

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Tiny Bubbles

This thread from the JLC Forums offers tips for dealing with tiny bubbles appearing in joint compound. More

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How To Charge For Overhead

Forget material markups: This method, successfully practiced for 20 years by an Iowa remodeler, assigns overhead and profit expense to billed time on the job. More

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Letters

Water heater abuse, architectural abbreviations, collapsed glazing, bid language, artesian well valve, asphalt shingle quality More

Portable Miter-Saw Stands
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Portable Miter-Saw Stands

A remodeler evaluates nine dedicated portable miter-saw stands for versatility,... More

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Letters

Airtight homes, cash accounting, woodshop noise, drilling holes in I-joists, more More

Problem-Solving Cabinets
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Problem-Solving Cabinets

Besides providing storage and organization, manufactured cabinets are enhancing... More

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