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    Restoring a Round Porch

    Rot-resistant materials and better details extend the life of this unique coastal porch.

     
  • Heat pumps are refrigeration- cycle devices that use electricity to move and concentrate heat energy, and can be used for both heating and cooling. Although electricity is required to run a compressor,the energy needed to deliver a given quantity of heat with a heat pump is typically a fraction of what it would take to provide the same amount of heat with resistance baseboard heaters or wall-hung units.

    Ductless Heat Pumps

    These easily installed units offer flexible sizing and high efficiency at moderate cost.

     
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    Kitchen & Bath Show Roundup

    A roundup of problem-solving products from the national Kitchen and Bath Industry Show

     

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    Pouring a Structural Slab

    Commercial-grade steel deck pans worked well for placing the slab on this steep-site garage addition.

     

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