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Prefabricating the paneled sections on the floor speeds installation.
Start with ADA guidelines, but base your kitchen designs on the actual needs and capabilities of your client.
This oversized window well adds emergency egress, light, and ventilation to basement living spaces.
Closed-cell polyurethane foam provides the insulation, air barrier, and vapor retarder necessary for an unvented attic assembly.
Look for equipment that will move the heaviest coating you're likely to use.
Fiber-cement clip; more on employee theft of clients; attic-ventilation misconceptions; more
Unions sue feds over safety gear; Lennar demands givebacks; energy efficiency earns tax credit; more
Q: hen installing weep holes in brick veneer, should I worry about insects or mice getting in through the openings? I've seen advertisements for manufactured weep-hole covers, which seem like a good idea if this is actually a problem, but a waste of time
Q: What's the best way to remove a water stain from a sand-finish plaster ceiling? The plaster was applied over electric radiant-heating cable stapled to Gypboard backing, with a sand finish that won't tolerate any rubbing. Could we use a tinted wash that
Q: My clients want to update their bathroom by installing new tile over an existing tiled tub surround. The old tile is in good shape, but it stops about 18 inches from the ceiling; my clients want their new tile to completely cover the walls and ceiling.
Q: My clients want to use as living space the new walkout basement of an addition I'm building for them, but they're concerned about potential moisture-related problems with the planned carpet flooring. I've proposed installing a layer of rigid EPS foam f
Strong gable overhang; on site with Durisol
No more free estimates; credit cards vs. debit cards
You're looking at an invitation to bid, complete with plans and specs. It would be a big job for you — very profitable.
Going green; ovens
Bostitch Strapshot; JacPac; site work; concrete & masonry
Contractor Rob O'Brien is an active-duty Marine. In August 2005, when he learned he was to be deployed to Iraq, he fully expected to participate in some of the riskier support operations his unit would be performing from its base in Al Anbar Province.
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