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  • January 2015 Letters

    Plan for reroofing when installing step flashing and counterflashing on a stucco house



On the Job


  • An App That Changed the Way I Work

    Using an online scheduling app for sales calls improves productivity while providing prospective customers with a better experience.

  • When the Customer Is the Owner

    Having the company perform work for the owner is essentially the same as taking money out of the company and should be recorded that way in the financials.

  • Incorporated? It’s Not Enough

    Incorporating your business shields you from attacks on your household—so long as you keep business separate from personal.



  • Fuel for the Fire

    Settle the grill fuel debate with a little of everything. These grills use gas, charcoal, or wood to suit all tastes.

  • Color Commentary

    Paint options from major manufacturers open Wellborn customers to a wealth of colorful selections.

  • ProductPhoto

    Pile It On

    Eliminate extra parts and installation steps with SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screws.

  • Slide It Wide

    A wide array of sizes and configurations offers multiple ways to light up your clients' homes.

  • Hot Lines

    Customize your fireplace with a range of decorative options.

  • Cleaner Flush

    A redesigned flushing solution scrubs the bowl with just 1.28 gallons per flush.

  • Solve for X

    Fill in the numbers you know and let this construction math calculator do the rest.

  • Thin-Film Radiant Heat

    Take the chill off tile floors with this thin-film radiant-heat solution.

  • Aged-Look Decking

    The latest Legacy Collection color gives the appearance of silvered lumber.

  • Whatever the Weather

    This self-adhesive, high-temperature underlayment is designed for use with tile, metal, and slate roofs.

  • Moisture Management

    Water migrating through the basement wall is channelled out below the floor.

  • Raise the Roof

    The window swings open enough to satisfy emergency egress requirements.

  • Armstrong Cabinets Relaunches as Echelon Cabinetry

    Two new product lines and a design visualizer emerge after an intensive 18-month re-engineering of Armstrong Cabinets




  • Floating Islands

    With a thick, three-dimensional plastic mesh made from recycled plastic water bottles as their structural base, these artificial islands can be up to an acre in size.


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