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R D J Preview
RDJ Preview

R D J Preview

              October 23-24, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center, three major remodeling conventions will join forces under one roof. Here’s a preview of the big show. New for 2014, the Remodeling Show and DeckExpo will co-locate with JLC LIVE to create the leading national trade mega-event for the remodeling, deck-building and residential construction industries. The […]

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Fighting Mold in the Home
DIY Updates

Fighting Mold in the Home

                By Tom Matthews   Mold is a top concern for indoor air quality and remains a common problem in homes across the country. Mold and mildew are both types of fungi and are similar in many ways. From causing musty smells to serious allergic reactions, indoor mold and mildew can be a […]

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Replacing a Broken Toilet
Bath

Replacing a Broken Toilet

                    Don’t Flush your Money Away By Clint C. Thomas, Esq. Photography by Zoe Thomas Plumbers are among the most expensive skilled trades around. Between the fees charged for just showing up at your house, known in the vernacular as a “service call”, to the $85-per-hour labor rate, parts and fuel […]

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Fence Staining Made Easy
Construction How-To

Fence Staining Made Easy

              Protect and beautify your outdoor wood—fast. By Matt Weber It’s no secret that outdoor wood requires routine maintenance to keep it in good shape. In the shade it’s susceptible to mildew, and in the sun it’s punished by ultraviolet rays that give it that aged, gray appearance. To maintain its beauty the wood […]

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New Tools for ToolBoxes
Tool Reviews

New Tools for ToolBoxes

            Ever since the first caveman broke open a nut with a rock, we’ve used tools for anything and everything at work and at home. Lucky for us, mankind has come a long way and we now live in an age of advanced technology and pre-shelled peanuts. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest […]

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