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Soundproofing Methods for Walls and Ceilings
Construction How-To

Soundproofing Methods for Walls and Ceilings

What’s That Sound? By Rob Robillard         When I think of soundproofing my mind immediately wanders to the Buffalo Springfield lyrics: “Stop children, what’s that sound, everybody look what’s goin’ down.” You can’t escape noise. It’s everywhere, both inside and outside the home, distracting you from work and disturbing your leisure. While we can’t escape noise we […]

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Upgrade your Faucet
Construction How-To

Upgrade your Faucet

            By Danny Lipford Installing a new faucet in a kitchen or bathroom is an easy way to upgrade and update the space and can be great DIY project to tackle. First step is to gather all of the tools and materials you will need for the project: • Paper towels to absorb any remaining […]

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Preserving Outdoor Wood
Construction How-To

Preserving Outdoor Wood

Staining and sealing outdoor wood is among the best ways to protect it from the elements. By Matt Weber               Whether it’s pressure-treated, cedar, cypress, redwood or even a high-end exotic hardwood, the right care and maintenance will protect exterior wood and keep it in good shape for years. Staining and sealing outdoor wood […]

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Stone Wool Sound Insulation
Construction How-To

Stone Wool Sound Insulation

                    Insulate your walls for sound control. We live in a louder world today. Modern life is noisier, due in part to increased traffic congestion, electronic technology and other intrusions of unwanted sound into the home environment. Think high-tech entertainment rooms, pinging computers, blaring stereos, ringing phones, washer/dryer rumblings. And let’s […]

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Remodeling Show/Deck Expo Preview
2015 Remodeling Show

Remodeling Show/Deck Expo Preview

      Each year the EHT staff attends the Remodeling Show/Deck Expo to learn about the latest design trends and tool technology available to the home-improvement industry. We’re heading to Chicago, Illinois, this September 30-October 2, and here’s a sneak peek at some of the exhibits that will be on display. DuxxBak Water Shedding Decking DuxxBak water-shedding decking by […]

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