Rhode Island

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Made in Louisiana, Windmill Towers are Rhode Island-Bound

Oil-rig experts from Houma, Louisiana, are building the 110-foot-deep ocean... More

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A Rhode Island Coastal Town Makes Ready for High Water

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, some Rhode Island shore dwellers are moving back, while others are moving up. More

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September 2014 Letters

Contractor education requirements, bolts for attaching sills to foundations, energy-saving tips, sprinkler mandate More

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Rhode Island Mulls Contractor Education Requirement

Rhode Island is joining many other states in a move to require builders and remodelers to study up on their profession. More

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A $1.8M Tear Down

A $1.8 million waterfront house built on the wrong lot must be removed More

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Building Structural Brackets for a Balcony Deck

Specialty building components expert Mike Rand provides pointers on constructing... More

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FEMA Grants Will Lift Rhode Island Houses

Town officials in Westerly, Rhode Island, have FEMA money to spend to lifting houses along the beach. More

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Laminating Stringers for Curved Deck Stairs

A full-scale plywood template doubles as the base for the bending frame More

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Teach Classes & Win Customers

A Rhode Island builder tells how teaching free classes in his community brings a stream of prequalified prospective clients. More

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