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Some science-savy builders help an editor understand what's causing the base of an old chimney to deteriorate.
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Where does personal responsibility end and manufacturer liability begin?
It's sometimes easy for us to let readers know about new products like rigid mineral wool insulation (written by Alex Wilson in FHB issue #208, click here), but for our…
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Cabinetmaker's renovation brings a kitchen back better than it ever was.
This 1,152-sq.-ft. home in Turners Falls, Mass., produced 2-1/2 times more energy than it consumed in its first year of occupancy, earning the owners and builder a $10,000 prize.
Ryobi's parent company was sued because their tablesaws do not have "flesh-detecting technology" that would prevent serious injuries.
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