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Temporary dust curtain, plastic Romex connectors, aluminum roofing toeboards, whole-house ventilation system, quick-drying caulk, stainable vinyl windows, non-toxic PVC cement More

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By Design: A Garrison Face Lift

New face for a gawky colonial More

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By Design: Sharing Bath Space

Adding a second bathroom More

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Kitchen and Bath: A Narrow Bath for a Tight Spot

Adding a second-floor bath in a Cape More

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Fighting for Inches: A Guide to Small Bathroom Design

Fitting all the fixtures into a usable space is the main challenge of small bath design. A house designer describes her favorite small-space floor plans. More

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The Safe Bathroom

More accidents happen in the bathroom than in any other room in the house. An experienced design/build contractor explains how to make the bathrooms you build safer by matching fixture layout and clearances to the physical needs of your clients. More

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Kitchen & Bath: A Custom-Built Accessible Shower

Details for an accessible shower More

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Q&A: Shimming Foundation to Leveled Floor

Q: We are working on an old house that has settled. The house must be jacked up so the floor can be leveled. But this will leave gaps between the joists and sill plates, or between the sill plates and the foundation. Should we raise the sill plates to the joists and shim between the sill and the foundation, or is it necessary to raise the foundation by grouting some kind of extension in place? More

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For What It's Worth

"The Journal's pick of curious, interesting, and useful products" More

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For What It's Worth

Gutterless Gutters More

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