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After a visit from OSHA, a design-build contractor learns how to do things by the book and profit from it.
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On-demand systems install quickly and can save both water and energy.
An experienced tile setter takes a close look at a new way of installing a shower pan.
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Class action suit holds that the "green" project rating system is just a marketing gimmick that harms the interests of non-LEED building performance experts.
It's good insurance against problems caused by wind-driven rain, but experts wonder whether the additional cost is necessary.
I have customers who wants me to build a log home that will be used seasonally, for about two months of the summer and another two months in the winter. During the rest of the year they want to leave the house closed up and unheated. We're at the edge of the Rocky Mountain Front Range in eastern...
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Take some pain out of the yearly exercise of creating your jobs budget
Shower heat exchanger; snap-together footer form; itch-free batts; lightweight attic hoist; deck-ledger flashing; truck-seat protection; not-so-dusty drywall
Captures thermal energy from wastewater to preheat incoming cold supply.
Self-adhesive wrap applied to below-grade section is designed to preventag rot.
Tapered, snap-together formwork includes pre-bent rebar cut to size.
No-itch batts are made from natural stone and slag.
Nanogel material can be mixed with plaster and stucco to improve thermal efficiency.
Fits between trusses and provides an alternative to carrying stored items up and down steep pulldown stairs.
Sand finished wallboard without creating a cloud.
Locks over edge of the first decking board; diverts water and debris.
Re-design of widely installed unit optimizes noise reduction, energy efficiency.
Quick fix for drywall defects.
Custom-fitted, washable protection from dirt and stains
Air-injection technology enables luxurious spray.
Workers who routinely carry two utility knives might appreciate the Bostitch Twin Blade Knife.
What sets the Duck Prybar apart from other testosterone-fueled wrecking bars are the adjustable lifting arms.
Most professional toolbelts are easily configured to fit the needs of the user, but swapping pouches to accommodate changing tasks can be a hassle.
The original drywall rasp was a scrap of metal lath wrapped around a 2x4.
Wouldn't it be nice to store excess heat generated by solar panels and biomass boilers in summer for heating during the winter? Here's a stab at a tank designed for the purpose.
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