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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here, which means it's officially time to put up the holiday decorations.

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Build a High-Performance Door

Build a High-Performance Door

Download the SketchUp model to help you build your own high-performance hardwood door.

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Holiday Gift Guide - Best ideas for Knives, Flashlights, & Man Gifts

Holiday Gift Guide - Best ideas for Knives, Flashlights, & Man Gifts

What do you want for the Holiday's this year? He's a list of my top gift ideas for Builders.

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Debris Shield for Drywall Dust

Debris Shield for Drywall Dust

If you need to drill holes in a drywall ceiling, you could just go ahead and do it, let the dust fall where it does, and then clean it up later, but there’s a better way.

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The Importance of a Porch

The Importance of a Porch

A porch provides a gathering place for the whole family

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A Fresh Warning from Home Depot

A Fresh Warning from Home Depot

The retailer issues a new warning connected with the massive electronic breach earlier this year: Beware of phishing.

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APA Redesigns Website

APA Redesigns Website

The redesigned site offers easier access to an extensive library on building materials and the design/build process.

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A Seaside Writers Cottage

A Seaside Writer's Cottage

A ​fine​ place to write a blog, the next great American Novel or simply to sit and ponder the ocean just outside the window. Perfect....

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A Traditional Cape with a Contemporary Twist

A Traditional Cape with a Contemporary Twist

This was a photo I took on one of the last fleeting days of fall in Vermont. The light, the house and the day were just beautiful.

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A Passivhaus School Takes Shape in Maine

A Passivhaus School Takes Shape in Maine

The new Friends School of Portland in Maine will become one of a handful of Passivhaus school buildings in the country when it's completed next June

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Small Galley Kitchen Renovation

Small Galley Kitchen Renovation

Just one shot of this kitchen tells the whole story

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How to Remove Stripped Screws

How to Remove Stripped Screws

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If the head of your stainless-steel deck screw strips out before you get it all the way driven, you could back it out with a pair of Vise-Grips, but there’s a better way.

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Skilsaw SPT67WM

Skilsaw SPT67WM

Skilsaw, the maker of the legendary 77 and Mag 77 worm-drive saws has a new sidewinder. Yes, a sidewinder.

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Evening Jewel with City View

Evening Jewel with City View

The dramatic San Francisco view is captured by this elegant design

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Report Grades States on Renewable-Energy Policy

Report Grades States on Renewable-Energy Policy

The annual survey finds states have generally made it easier for consumers to generate their own electricity. But some states still get failing grades.

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Closed For The Winter​

Closed For The Winter​

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Ahh, summer is over, and winter is almost here. We've buttoned up our vacation homes and summer cottages and are preparing for winter's onslaught.

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Dont Let it Get Too Hot

Don't Let it Get Too Hot

How to photograph the perfect fireplace

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Self-Taught MBA: Failing Forward

Self-Taught MBA: Failing Forward

The confidence to start or expand a business comes from the hope for success, but if you’re smart, a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of failure is indispensable.

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Smart Meters Not a Health Threat, Study Finds

Smart Meters Not a Health Threat, Study Finds

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In Arizona, the Department of Health Services says its review shows smart meters aren't likely to make people ill

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Cut and Assemble Dryer Duct

Cut and Assemble Dryer Duct

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Learn how to cut dryer duct to a custom length

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