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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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September Hot Products
Hot Products

September Hot Products

          Superdeck Cleaning & Stain Products Wood decks are a popular home addition and a great investment. According to Pro Deck Builder Magazine “Adding a basic pressure-treated wood deck cost an average of $9,539 nationally and returned more than 87% of that on the resale of the house, according to the 2014 Remodeling Cost vs. Value […]

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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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New and Innovative Fasteners
Tool Reviews

New and Innovative Fasteners

                By Matt Weber Fasteners hold together everything we build. These are the unsung heroes of construction, because when fasteners fail, things fall apart. Modern technology gives us a wider variety of innovative fasteners with more holding power than ever. Here are some highlights of the latest on the market. GRK Vinyl Window […]

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Building a Boathouse
Construction How-To

Building a Boathouse

                Learn the basics from professionals with years of experience. By Matt Weber A dock is essentially a deck built on piles in the water, and a boathouse is a specialized structure built on top of the dock. Whereas building a deck is a popular project for serious do-it-yourselfers, building a boathouse—especially a […]

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