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How to Keep Critters Out of a PVC Vent Pipe

How to Keep Critters Out of a PVC Vent Pipe

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If you want to keep birds and other critters out of a PVC vent pipe, you could have your dog guard the pipe, but there's a better way.

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Arizona Energy Program Threatened

Arizona Energy Program Threatened

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State regulators get a proposal that would eliminate efficiency requirements that lower demand for electricity and natural gas. Advocates cry foul.

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Study Finds No Direct Link Between Wind Turbines and Health Problems

Study Finds No Direct Link Between Wind Turbines and Health Problems

A Canadian panel has found that the noise made by utility-scale wind turbines can be annoying, but it sees no clear link to ill health.

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An Antebellum Porch

An Antebellum Porch

This remarkable two story porch is ​attached to the well known antebellum mansion Longwood in Natchez, Mississippi.

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Warm and Modern Interior

Warm and Modern Interior

This space invites you in for warmth and comfort as well as keeping you connected to the outdoors.

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Modern With a View

Modern With a View

Stunning private residence with a view of the Columbia Gorge

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Minnesota Running Short of Cement

Minnesota Running Short of Cement

A combination of delayed spring deliveries, plant breakdowns, and high demand has made concrete harder to get, slowing small construction projects and frustrating builders.

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The Construction of a Water Wheel

The Construction of a Water Wheel

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Registration Open for Builders Show

Registration Open for Builders' Show

Online registration is now open for the January Design & Construction Week that combines the International Builders' Show and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas.

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Self-Taught MBA: Bulldogs and Double Agents

Self-Taught MBA: Bulldogs and Double Agents

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The martial art of learning from and leveraging customer complaints for constant improvement.

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A Better Permanent Marker

A Better Permanent Marker

Milwaukee's new permanent marker has replaced my old favorite.

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Bringing brass back

Bringing brass back

Unlacquered brass becomes the latest option for a "living" finish in bath fixtures

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Builders Get More Tech Savvy

Builders Get More Tech Savvy

A survey finds more contractors are taking advantage of internet-connected smartphones. But builders still lag slightly behind the general population.

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Straightening Out Perpendicular Deck Boards

Straightening Out Perpendicular Deck Boards

If you’re laying deck boards and you need to straighten out a board that runs perpendicular to the rest of the deck, you could make a super-long pipe clamp, but there’s a better way.

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Damages for California Builder Are Upheld

Damages for California Builder Are Upheld

A state appeals court has upheld $18 million in punitive damages against Union Carbide after a builder contracted a deadly form of cancer.

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Small House- Dynamic Space

Small House- Dynamic Space

This small home packs a dramatic punch.

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Everything Old Seems New at Taliesin West

Everything Old Seems New at Taliesin West

Frank Lloyd Wright's desert masterpiece continues to presage trends in home design and construction

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Construction Companies Cant Find Enough Workers

Construction Companies Can't Find Enough Workers

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In a national survey, many firms report shortages of qualified workers and call for better vocational training to ease the problem.

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Hang Drywall with Adhesive

Hang Drywall with Adhesive

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Prevent popped fasteners by hanging drywall with adhesive

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Stucco - Best Practice Method using Delta Dry Stucco & Stone

Stucco - Best Practice Method using Delta Dry Stucco & Stone

Stucco is one of the dominate materials used in the South & SouthWest, and I see a lot of installs that look like future issues waiting to happen. Here's a video on a Best Practice method that will give your Stucco facade a fighting chance at draining & drying without getting your building wet.

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