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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

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Prepping for Outdoor Patio Tile Installation

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

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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

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Creating a New Foundation for an Old House

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

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PVC Porch Detailing

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

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Tile Doorway Detail

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

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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

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

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