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Q & A: Is canned foam fire-safe?

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

Dust ControlOnline Membership Required

Nobody will notice your flawless miters if the home is covered in filth. Here's how to clear the air and contain the mess.

Soldering Copper Pipe

A seasoned plumber shows you how to keep it simple—and safe

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

Lead-Paint Safety, At Home And On The Job
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Lead-Paint Safety, At Home And On The Job

Whether you're remodeling an older home or just living in one, the paint must be treated with respect, especially if young children are involved

Removing Exterior Paint
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Removing Exterior PaintOnline Membership Required

When you have to take it all off, power tools and chemical strippers make quick work of a nasty job

Framing With a CraneOnline Membership Required

For lifting beams, walls or material, cranes can save your wallet and your back

Powder-Actuated ToolsOnline Membership Required

Available as single-shot, semiautomatic or full automatic, these low-velocity tools are the ones carpenters choose when driving fasteners into concrete or steel

Q & A: Grounding a metal chimney

Q & A: Metal roofs and lightning

Drilling sheet metal safely
Tip: Drilling sheet metal safely

Tip: Removing fiberglass slivers

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