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Get More Vehicle Storage

Get More Vehicle Storage

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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Simple Jig for Holding Tiny Brad Nails

Simple Jig for Holding Tiny Brad Nails

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If you need to nail on a small piece of molding with tiny brad nails, you could try to hold them and hope you don't smash your fingers, but there's a better way.

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Overlapping Open Spaces

Overlapping Open Spaces

Making semi-open spaces was the design concept when creating this kitchen

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Arizona Bans Ban on Bags

Arizona Bans Ban on Bags

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While communities around the country mull bans on plastic grocery sacks, Arizona has a new law prohibiting bans or extra fees.

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Wireless Power Tool Charging

Wireless Power Tool Charging

Cordless tools make many jobs easier. Now, popular manufacturer Bosch is looking to make using its cordless power tools even easier with the introduction of its 18V Wireless Battery Charger system...

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    Beautiful Staircase, Magnificent House

Beautiful Staircase, Magnificent House

The diminutive Ruggles House in out of the way Columbia Falls, Maine is an absolute gem of Federal Style architecture and Adamesque ornamentation.

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Home Improvement Spending Expected to Rise

Home Improvement Spending Expected to Rise

According to analyists at Fitch Ratings, home improvement spending will rise by a predicted 6%. The U.S. Home Imporvement Industry Special Report was released in October of 2014 and reflects expected...

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Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Spaces

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

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Self-Taught MBA: Stay in Sync: How to Avoid Strategic Misalignemnts

Self-Taught MBA: Stay in Sync: How to Avoid Strategic Misalignemnts

Have you and your business gotten out of sync with a slowly evolving business environment? You may not even notice it, but your once sound business strategy may breakdown if you don’t adopt to social and technological changes.

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Web Giants Look to Home-Services Market

Web Giants Look to Home-Services Market

Routine jobs such as installing new faucets and television sets are part of a $400 billion industry that's just waiting to be developed.

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Clean and Simple

Clean and Simple

A thoughtful kitchen renovation that turned out to be a total success.

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Understanding Deck Stain

Understanding Deck Stain

Last year, I stained my deck. It was a small project, but one that was a few years overdue. Can you relate? I spent a significant amount of time on the prep work, as expected the stain went on...

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More Bad News for Lumber Liquidators

More Bad News for Lumber Liquidators

The flooring retailer is offering consumers test kits to check formaldehyde exposure, but a lawsuit alleges the kits are "inherently unreliable."

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A Cool kitchen in a Hot market. New construction in San Francisco.

A Cool kitchen in a Hot market. New construction in San Francisco.

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What does new construction look like in one of the countries hottest real estate markets?

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A Crash Course in Hip Roofs

A Crash Course in Hip Roofs

If you have learned to frame a common gable, the technique for framing a common hip roof is not far away.

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Collaboration

Collaboration

Working around a toddler's nap time and a dog who wanted to be in all of the photos, this shoot was about showing how numerous people worked together to create a beautiful, new home for a young family

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New Ideas for Building in a Wooded Lot

New Ideas for Building in a Wooded Lot

Because the designers, builders and homeowners collaborated so closely in the building process, it made perfect sense including the family in the photos.

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Roof Venting Done Right

Roof Venting Done Right

I live in New England where ice dams are a common problem, which is to say improper roof venting is a common problem. Roof-wrecking ice dams aren't the only reason to make sure a roof is properly...

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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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The Simple Home of a Great Writer

The Simple Home of a Great Writer

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Willa Cather, the great Nebraska author of such books as O Pioneers!, My Antonia and The Song of the Lark spent her early childhood in this simple and iconic house in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

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