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  • All Decked Out

    A designer and builder of distinctive decks shares tips and techniques for building classy, durable decks.

     
  • Concrete Stairs

    A builder who learned the hard way describes an easy step-by-step approach to turning out top quality concrete stairs.

     
  • Shopping for Replacement Windows

    Replacement windows come in a vast array of shapes, sizes, and materials. The best options combine good looks, top energy performance, and low maintenance.

     
  • Spray Painting Decisions

    Spraying is unbelievably fast, but it isn’t always the right tool. This quality-minded painting contractor explains when to spray and how to approach it.

     
  • Success with Brick Veneer

    A masonry authority describes the details and materials to make brick last the life of the home.

     
  • Termite Protection Without Chlordane

    With the demise of the long-lasting termiticide Chlordane, contractors must combine new formulations with physical barriers to combat wood-eating pests.

     
  • Upper-Level Management: Ladder & Scaffold Safety

    Your crews spend a lot of time on ladders and scaffolds. Use common sense and knowledge of OSHA standards to ensure their safety.

     

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