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The best tools hit hard, drill fast, and stop immediately if the bit jams.
Accurate framing and full-size millwork templates guaranteed a precise fit.
Thanks to a good plan, a sizable crew, and a bunch of 20-ton screw jacks, the walls of this house grew taller.
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Structured wiring is the backbone that makes home automation work.
Hot-mop variations; strong connections; snap goes the post; more
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As usual, there are no hard and fast rules, just a framework of context to guide your trim design decisions.
Accurate estimating is the foundation of your business. Until you have control over your estimates, anything else you want to do with your company is mostly a pipe dream.
Contractors who have spent years trying to make money often fail to think about how they will protect their assets once it's time to sell or close down the business.
Jetted tubs; range hoods
Asphalt shingles; heating and cooling equipment; home automation
Mini skid-steer loaders; home-inspection tools; work wear
Green roofs take off
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