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Cap a swaybacked roof with a layer of new rafters and foam
by Pete Bennett
by George Hennigan
by Mike Guertin
by Clyde Kennedy
by Sven Hanson
Nobody will notice your flawless miters if the home is covered in filth. Here's how to clear the air and contain the mess.
by Tom O'Brien
This excerpt from the Taunton book Garage Solutions shows how to apply a tough epoxy coating to this high-traffic area for a clean, durable and light-filled garage.
by Tim Snyder
by Bruce Calderwood
A scratched door, a chipped tub, or a broken window can sour a project in a heartbeat
by Gary Gilberg
Yes, they're worth fixing. Those old windows were built better (and from better wood) than anything you can buy today.
by David Gibney
Steel studs attached to the sides of ceiling joists create a flat surface for new drywall
by Paul Fontana
Don't replace the whole board; cut out the damage and make a perfect patch
by John Michael Davis
by William Duckworth
Cross-linked polyethylene is tough and flexible, and you don't need a torch to install it
by Dave Lovesky
PVC rails and fiberglass columns keep the look classic and the maintenance minimal
by Keith J. Mazzarello
Watch the Passive House video series
Play the Inspector Game!
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For Pros By Pros: Windows and DoorsLearn from the builders who have installed (and fixed botched installations) of doors and windows.
Window Treatments Idea BookUpdate the look of your home’s windows with hundreds of fresh ideas.
Build Like a Pro: Windows and DoorsHands-on advice for the homeowner
Style to Go: Decorating200 ideas to help make your home your own
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