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Use basic geometry and scale drawings to find the angles.
Turning a profit on a home-center cabinet job starts with the first site visit.
Personal attention to clients, a strong relationship with vendors, and well-organized records are key.
Improper flashing, unprimed cedar, and a southern exposure had all contributed to a moldy mess.
Whether designed for regular use or emergency power, the system your clients choose should match their particular needs.
Photos prove the point; flashing, not caulk; shimming jamb extensions; energy code follow-up
Expanded AFCI requirements; trenching turns deadly in Southern California; nicad battery recall; more
Q: We recently completed a residence with a basement garage and a single 20-foot-wide garage door. The door is equipped with a commercial opener attached directly to the framing. Because the homeowners - who have a master suite directly above the garage - have complained about the noise the door...
Q: We've been called back to repair the ceiling of a vacation-home addition we built last year. The 5/8-inch fire-rated drywall ceiling is covered with 14 inches of blown-in insulation. All the tape joints performed well except those within a 6-foot radius above the wood stove; they've lost...
Q: Last spring, I installed floating engineered flooring over the original vinyl-covered concrete-slab floor of an old New York City apartment. Even though I followed the manufacturer's installation guidelines, the 8-inch-wide planks began to cup, and cracks measuring 1/32 to 1/16 inch opened up...
Q : When we install vinyl flooring, we like to fasten the underlayment with staples because they install quickly and don't need setting or filling afterwards. But occasionally we've noticed minor squeaking in some of our floors. Assuming that we're using the correct number of fasteners, would we...
Raising the bar on efficiency; restoration in the round
Are you spending your time profitably?; four-day workweek pays off
Most residential construction disputes happen because the contractor and the homeowner have different expectations about how a job will be handled.
Hardware; undercounter refrigerators
Interior trim; flashing
Fein MultiMaster and accessories; bits & blades; cabinetmaking
Belt-sander racers step aside: Your tools just aren't fast enough — and even if they were, they're way too ordinary-looking to compete in the Power Tool Drag Races.
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