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January 1989

In this issue: A Customer-Service Program That Works — Managing Jobsite Safety — Model Code Primer — Success With Subs — Taking Care of Business: Macintosh Style! — The Art of Client Management — To License or Not to License

 

February 1989

In this issue: Creative Cost Cuts — Financing Affordable Housing — Looking Into Modular — Projects In Progress: Three Case Studies — Small House Design — The Northeast Housing Squeeze: Searching for Solutions — Working With Owner Labor

 
 

March 1989

In this issue: A Guide to Concrete Anchors — Foundation Catastrophes: Causes & Cures — Geotextiles & Geocomposites — Insulated Slabs: Details and Practices — Ordering Ready-Mix Concrete — Starting Out Square and Level

 

April 1989

In this issue: A Pole Barn With Style — Carpenter Ants and Foam-Core Panels — Demystifying Mortar — Is Lumber Quality Slipping? — Metal Building Basics — New Members, New Connectors — Secrets of Structural Engineering — Straight Talk About Wood Structures

 
 

May 1989

In this issue: Eave Details: Practical Ways to Insulate & Ventilate — Estimating Roofing Without Leaving the Ground — Fast Framing with Trusses — Lightning Protection Primer — Residential Tear-Offs — Rooftop Safety — Shopping for Structural Metal Roofs — Skylights: Design & Installation Basics

 

June 1989

In this issue: All Decked Out — Concrete Stairs — Shopping for Replacement Windows — Spray Painting Decisions — Success with Brick Veneer — Termite Protection Without Chlordane — Upper-Level Management: Ladder & Scaffold Safety

 
 

July 1989

In this issue: Design Case Study: Making a Modern New England Traditional — Designing a Steak House on a Hamburger Budget — Infill Insights — Interview: Best Laid Plans - Thoughts of a Framing Crew — Marketing for Small-Volume Builders — Reading Prints and Specs — Stock House Plans

 

August 1989

In this issue: Building Healthy Houses — Contractor Tips for Spray Cellulose — Filling Cavities: Retrofit Foam Update — Getting the Kinks Out of High-Efficiency Furnaces — Installing Factory-Built Fireplaces — Radiant Barriers - High Performance or Hype — Water Hazards & our Building's Health

 
 

September 1989

In this issue: Discovering Architectural Millworks — Evaluating Wood Structures — Lead Paint: A Renovator's Hazard — Letting Them Know You're the Best — Mall Remodeling: On the Road Again — Opportunities in Insurance Repair — Porch Repair From The Bottom Up — Simple Scheduling for Remodelers

 

October 1989

In this issue: Building an Indoor Pool Enclosure — Furnace Add-Ons That Clean the Air — Inside Influences: Trends in Home Design — Making It Accessible: The HUD Requirement and Beyond — Party Wall Options — Practical Solutions to Sticky Problems — Retrofitting Houses for Seniors — Shooting Textured...

 
 

November 1989

In this issue: Cabinet Refacing: The Big Cover-Up — Leakproof Shower Pans — New Products Put on the Glitz — Sauna Design & Construction — Saving Water Pays Dividends — Tips for Trouble-Free Tile

 

December 1989

In this issue: A Facelift for Main Street — How To Get Bonded — Lighting a Retail Store — Quick Response Sprinklers — Roof Deck Renovations