After Debate, Alabama Retains Arc-Fault Requirement for New Houses

Alabama's building code will continue to reference the National Electrical Code (NEC), which requires arc-fault circuit interruptors. More

Andy’s Paulk-Inspired Miter Saw Stand

This light-weight home-made stand sets up quickly, supports wide material, and can... More

Alabama Court Broadens Builders Insurance Coverage for Damage from Defective Work

An Alabama Supreme Court decision marks a growing trend in the states to honor builder insurance claims for damage from bad work performed by subcontractors. More

Better Job-Site Photos

These simple photo composition and editing tips will improve your project photos... More

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Alabama: Neighbors Band Together to Save a Neglected Mansion

Hidden behind vines and overgrown trees, the stately old Montgomery, Ala., house... More

Katrina FEMA Trailer Makers Offer $14 Million Settlement in Formaldehyde Lawsuits
In Tornado Aftermath, Alabama Moves Ahead with Statewide Code

In Tornado Aftermath, Alabama Moves Ahead with Statewide Code More

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Alabama Contractors Scramble to Replace Hispanic Workers
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Engineer's Assessment of Tornado-Damaged Homes

As a structural engineer with the APA/Engineered Wood Association, I perform... More

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