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This new ceramic abrasive really is mind-blowing in its speed and durability.
Knowing why paint fails is the best way to get a long-lasting, problem-free paint job.
New methods and materials produce flatter walls and ceilings, and fewer callbacks.
This traditional detail is fast to install and adds historic charm, even on a new house.
A long-lasting, good-looking floor starts with a smart layout and strong fastening.
Higher energy bills and lower comfort levels aren’t the worst effects of faulty ducts.
This barn and silo was converted to a dining and dance hall.
Portable UV equipment yields a fully cured finish in seconds, not days.
An efficient home means a smaller, less expensive conditioning system.
Most buildings don’t need polyethylene anywhere, except directly under a concrete slab or on a crawlspace floor.
Smoke alarms and CO alarms are more nuanced than most people realize.
Hang pocket doors so they work for a lifetime.
This homemade box catches dust and provides power.
Lead flashing keeps water out and protects masonry.
Modern batteries make this problem-solving tool even more useful.
A contractor shares ideas for managing complex design/build projects.
A 2-ft. bump-out brings a midcentury home into the next century.
A high performance approach to building from the ground up
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Take a look at a drywall artist's technique as it was way back when.
Here are a few of our favorite ideas from kitchens that have gone to the dogs.
Brian, Rob, and Justin talk about restoring an 1850s cottage, house flipping, kitchen remodeling, light fixtures, and factors in trim quality.
The next time you are not happy with the results that you achieve on a job, educate yourself on the how and the why.
Some cool tool talk from Patrick McCombe who reports on the real-deal STAFDA convention and much more.
Featuring efficiency, convenience, and high-performance for a tight house.
This principal at 2Form Architecture in Oregon is driven by personal and collaborative design.
Lesson learned. If I remodel a kitchen again (or a bath), I’ll definitely hire some help for the design.
Five clever ways to take a fresh look at kitchens and baths.
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