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Get More Vehicle Storage

Get More Vehicle Storage

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For many of you, your vehicle--most likely a truck--is basically just another tool. It's there to help get the job done. While I'm no connoisseur or aficionado, I'm a bit of a car guy, so I have a...

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Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Spaces

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Do you take your building and design skills outdoors? Here is some outdoor inspiration for you. This post on FineHomebuilding.com showcases some fun creativity. This outdoor space won Fine...

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Working With a Home-Building Contractor

Working With a Home-Building Contractor

Tips from a former builder on keeping a good relationship with your home building contractor.

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Do You Reuse?

Do You Reuse?

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We've all heard of reduce, reuse, recycle, but when doing demolition for a remodel, the methods must be modified if there is going to be a focus on resuing materials in the future. In the article...

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Copper Content

Copper Content

Breaktime, Fine Homebuilding's forum-based community, is a great source of information for our readers. It's also a valuable resource for the editorial team. I recently received, via Breaktime, a...

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A Good-Looking, Long-Lasting Tool Shed

A Good-Looking, Long-Lasting Tool Shed

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This small yet fully-functional tool shed looks great and won't break the bank.

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Flood Insurance Rates to Rise

Flood Insurance Rates to Rise

With new maps and a program that's deeply in debt, some homeowners will see their rates rise significantly.

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The Ever-Growing To-Do List

The Ever-Growing To-Do List

Have you been so busy working on other people's homes that your own to-do list has done nothing but grow?

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Building a New House

Building a New House

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Building a new house? Consider both the financial and emotional implications when deciding how much you want to do yourself.

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Installing Crown Molding Without a Nail Gun

Installing Crown Molding Without a Nail Gun

A hammer, a nailset, and a bag of finish nails are all you really need to hang crown molding.

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Weekend Woodshop Setup

Weekend Woodshop Setup

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Moving into a new wood shop is a process of adapting old fittings and tools to an unfamiliar space.

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Lumber Liquidators Called Out on 60 Minutes

Lumber Liquidators Called Out on 60 Minutes

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The CBS news show accuses the company of importing laminate flooring with formaldehyde levels that exceed safe levels.

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Wiring a Subpanel

Wiring a Subpanel

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Discussion of installing a garage subpanel with several tips for success.

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Frozen Pipes? What to do.

Frozen Pipes? What to do.

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Learn how to deal with frozen pipes safely and how to prevent them from freezing in the future.

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Deck Codes

Deck Codes

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Unlike the IRC, the alternative DCA-6 deck code provides clear construction details. And it's free.

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