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Home Price Rises Moderate
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Home Price Rises Moderate

The housing market still has momentum, according to the latest numbers. But the... More

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As Deadline Approaches, Maryland Towns Put off Sprinkler Decision

As Deadline Approaches, Maryland Towns Put off Sprinkler Decision ~ More

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Working the High-Rise Niche

Our company has provided remodeling and handyman services to Chicago homeowners for the past 10 years. We started out working in single-family homes, but early on an architect hired us for a large job in a high-rise apartment building. Today, high-rise work accounts for half our volume. We work in downtown Chicago, on jobs ranging from building out a closet to a $650,000 complete renovation. More

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In the News

Austin passes modest accessibility requirement for new houses; study finds pneumatic-nailer triggering has little effect on speed; builders fined for runoff; more More

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California back-pedals on nailer rules; study blames coastal development for increased storm damage; Texas court says insurers can't duck defect suits; more More

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In the News

Remodeling study predicts growth; builder gets jail time for worker's death; more More

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In the News

Construction emissions face scrutiny in California; paint-related lawsuits... More

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Q&A: Gas Appliances in Basement

Q. I am remodeling a single-family house with a full basement. The furnace and water heater are located in the basement. The local fire marshal said that it's okay to locate propane appliances such as furnaces and water heaters in the basement. He cites t More

Toolbox: Ridgid 12-inch compound miter saw
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Notebook

Drywall shortage is history; ASHRAE’s new ventilation standard meets resistance; rebates offered for affordable housing in Dallas; knee therapy holds promise for builders; precut stud lengths all over the map; more More

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