May 2011 Table of Contents

Better Concrete Garage Floors Better Concrete Garage Floors

Ten tips for pouring stronger, crack-free concrete slabs. Read more

Insulating With Exterior Spray Foam Insulating With Exterior Spray Foam

A Vermont builder used closed-cell foam to insulate and air-seal his energy-efficient home. The foam also acts as a secondary drainage plane. Read more

Remodeling a Shotgun Flat Remodeling a Shotgun Flat

A Chicago designer finds ingenious ways to squeeze more elbow room from a cramped footprint. Read more

Tool Test: Oscillating Multi-Tools Tool Test: Oscillating Multi-Tools

These handy devices fill in where other tools fall short. Read more


Fed up with OSHA; ice dam follow-up Read more

JLC Report: Outsourcing Paperwork With a PEO

Outsourcing paperwork with a PEO; high-school building program faces closure; defective-drywall guide raises eyebrows; more Read more

On the Job
Replacement Shutters Made Simpler Replacement Shutters Made Simpler

Replacement shutters made simpler Read more

Products Products

Recycled roofing; recessed light covers; lead-paint test; nylon H-clips; roof cover; outdoor lighting kits; polyester batts; plastic studs; tube skylights; more Read more

Toolbox Toolbox

Milwaukee side-sliding utility knife; Peltor Alert headset Read more

Toolbits Toolbits

Fixed-blade utility knife; drywall repair template; hole saw for can lights; nail puller Read more

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