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  • Building Porches That Last

    A contractor who works in a damp coastal climate describes the details he uses for building durable decks and porches.

     
  • Is This Chimney Safe?

    Every remodeler will eventually be asked, “Can you hook the new furnace to this old chimney?” Here’s the information you need to give the correct answer.

     
  • Pop-Up Downdraft Vents

    This newest option in cooktop exhaust fans disappears into the countertop when not in use and provides venting where an overhead hood is not practical.

     
  • Stucco Patches

    A stucco specialist tells what it takes to make a repair that’s both durable and well-hidden.

     
  • Troubleshooting Wood Siding

    Errors in selection, installation, or finishing can spell ruin for wood siding. A wood products field representative tells how to avoid the most common mistakes.

     

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