North Carolina

Freezing Furnace Condensate: Is North Carolina Ready for Winter?

North Carolina lawmakers are still working on a solution to the state's problem with freezing condensate lines for 90% efficient gas furnaces. More

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Beach House Deck Collapse Injures 26

No joist hangers in sight, just rusty toenails, lead to a deck collapse in Emerald... More

The Year in Power Tool Batteries

Bigger packs, better chemistry, and improved electronics promise to boost the... More

Compromise Clears Way for Outer Banks Bridge (Maybe)

Environmental groups have settled their case with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, clearing the path for a new bridge to serve the fragile Outer Banks. More

Hurricane Season-Opener Tropical Storm Erodes Carolina Beaches

The 2015 hurricane season is forecast to be a weak one — but it has already seen its first storm. More

To Tear Beach Homes Down, Outer Banks Town Pays Up

The barrier island town of Nags Head, North Carolina has agreed to buy out six houses on an eroding beach, ending a complex legal saga. More

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The Extractor Nail Puller

Because it grabs nails without cutting through the nail shank, The Extractor can... More

Discipline for Heating Contractors in North Carolina CO Poisonings

A second North Carolina heating contractor has had his licensed suspended after three people died from a faulty motel pool heater in 2013. More

Possible Compromise Seen in Outer Banks Bridge Replacement

A split court decision in the fight over a new bridge to the Outer Banks may be pushing North Carolina environmentalists and the state’s Department of Transportation toward middle ground. More

New Pavers From Pine Hall Brick Co.

The Esplanade and Beale Street lines add even more options to an already extensive... More

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