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Estimating: From Yellow Pad to Excel Spreadsheet
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Estimating: From Yellow Pad to Excel Spreadsheet

As your business grows, you'll need to develop an estimating system that does more... More

Prepping for Outdoor Patio Tile Installation
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Prepping for Outdoor Patio Tile Installation

Detail the substrate properly for a long-lasting floor. More

Flashing a Curved Window With Straight Flashing
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Flashing a Curved Window With Straight Flashing

How do you flash around a curved window when all you have is straight flashing tape? More

Creating a New Foundation for an Old House
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Creating a New Foundation for an Old House

Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site. More

PVC Porch Detailing
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PVC Porch Detailing

As technology has developed, exterior products such as PVC have become popular... More

Tile Doorway Detail
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Tile Doorway Detail

Q: Tile Doorway Detail When there's an entry between an exterior tiled deck and an... More

Tiling a Flangeless Tub
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Tiling a Flangeless Tub

Q: What's the best way to detail the joint between a deck-mounted tub that lacks... More

On the Job: Understair Pantry
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On the Job: Understair Pantry

Understair pantry; hidden header detail; sturdy deck protection; firmer footing More

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Getting Quality From Fiberglass Insulation

To get the most from fiberglass batts, you have to start thinking about insulation at the framing stage and coordinate with other subcontractors. An insulation contractor explains. More

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Letters

Cutting trusses, frost-protected posts, ERVs vs. HRVs, foil-faced foam, more More

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