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Features

Letters

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    Letters

    How to double compressed air output; key notes; compressor specs; long spans and tile

     

News

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    In the News

    Fannie Mae under fire; an innovative structural system weathers Hurricane Charley; workers' comp crisis in Texas; new nailing requirement in Florida

     

Q&A

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    Causes of Attic Mold

    Q. I've been a builder for more than 20 years and have come across my first serious mold problem ? in my own home in Maine. The house was for sale and under contract pending a building inspection. The inspection revealed mold growth on one entire underside of the roof sheathing (the other side was...

     
  • Why Paper a Roof?

    Q.What is the purpose of tar-papering a roof other than to keep water out until the shingles are laid down? It seems that if water does get past the shingles that the tar paper, having all of those staple and nail holes, would do little to keep the water out.

     

Business

Legal

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    Protect What's Yours -- Incorporate

    A lot of small construction companies are incorporated. There are so many advantages to being incorporated, it surprises me everybody doesn't do it.

     

Kitchen & Bath

Products

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    Products

    Holiday gift ideas; foundation waterproofing; pools & spas; mud management

     

Toolbox

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    Toolbox

    Collated screwdrivers; flooring tools; DeWalt 433 belt sander

     

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