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    Roofing with asphalt shingles, bias against vocational education, working with caulk guns.

     

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Business

  • Risk goes up the more a job differs from a typical project. To calculate disaster potential, multiply the first three columns, then divide by the last two in succession.

    Four Common Delusions

    Contractors are often their own worst enemies. Here are four ways they make it harder for their businesses to succeed.

     

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Products

  • Sealant With Stretch

    The new Quad Max formula offers strong adhesion to a wider variety of building materials as well as greater stretch than other sealants, the manufacturer says.

     
  • Super-Efficient Hybrid

    This Prestige Series water heater is the most efficient the company has offered to date.

     
  • Washable Dust Barrier

    A portable dust-wall-in-a-box, the pack includes seven reusable nylon panels that zip together on the jobsite.

     
  • No-Shim Trim

    Grooved to accept any siding product, without shims, this cellular PVC trim is available for remodeling and new construction.

     
  • Load-Bearing Pan

    This easy-to-install load-bearing glass-reinforced plastic pan is designed for use with curbless showers.

     
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    Low-Profile Base

    This stand-off base keeps the post the code-required 1 inch above the concrete, and can be cast in place or anchored to an existing slab.

     
  • Prefinished Cement Shakes

    Shakes are now available pre-primed or prefinished in one of three semi-transparent colors.

     
  • Vent-Free Backup

    The convector uses an electronically controlled modulating burner and modulating fan convector to deliver just the right amount of heat.

     
  • Power Where You Want It

    This flexible strip fits neatly into any inside corner. It’s available in various lengths and can be customized with any combination of devices.

     
  • Custom Cable Pattern

    This radiant heating system provides floor warming and uncoupling in a single layer.

     
  • Retrofit Guardrail

    Kits come in 6-foot sections for installation between existing posts.

     
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    Coordinating Doors

    Clopay is offering coordinating doors with matching paint finishes, glass options, and panel designs.

     

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  • Fixing Faulty Roof Framing

    A remodeler working on a master suite remodel that involves a cathedral ceiling explains how to identify and address faulty roof framing.