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Building science goes ballistic
Building science goes ballistic

Houses that roll with the punches
Houses that roll with the punches

A Japanese company takes a new approach to earthquake-proof homes

Protecting A House During Construction
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Protecting A House During Construction

A scratched door, a chipped tub, or a broken window can sour a project in a heartbeat

Raising a Gable WallOnline Membership Required

Framing the entire gable while it's flat on the deck is fast and easy. Raising it is a challenge and a danger.

Q & A: Metal roofs and lightning

Building Hip and Valley Roofs With Trusses
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Building Hip and Valley Roofs With TrussesOnline Membership Required

Keep the numbered trusses in order, and entire hip sections can be assembled on the ground and lifted as single units

Ground-Fault ProtectionOnline Membership Required

An inexpensive electrical device saves lives and is required by building codes

Hurricane Warnings

Sifting through the wreckage of Hurricane Andrew to learn why some houses survived and some didn't

Design Guidelines for Safe StairsOnline Membership Required

Getting the details right might save a life

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