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April Hot Products
Hot Products

April Hot Products

                  Versatex PVC Cornerboard for Lap siding Once the cornerboards go on a building, contractors still face the job of hiding the nails or screws that hold them in place. But a new, one-piece Versatex PVC corner eliminates the labor-intensive patching, plugging and touch-up that a smooth, professional installation used to require. […]

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Scaffolding Review for the Homeowner
Construction How-To

Scaffolding Review for the Homeowner

The Sky is the Limit By Clint C. Thomas, Esq. Photographs by Zoe Thomas The old adage, “having the right tools for a job makes the job easier,” still holds true today. Anyone who owns a two-story house understands how difficult it is to perform any type of maintenance twenty or more feet in the air. Working from a ladder […]

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Screwdriver Innovations
Tool Reviews

Screwdriver Innovations

                Driver Update By Larry Walton The modern world is held together with fasteners, and whether you’re putting something together or taking it apart, the right tools make all the difference. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest screwdriver designs to add to your toolbox. Channellock Professional Screwdrivers Channellock Inc., a family-owned […]

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Arbor Construction for the Back Yard
Construction How-To

Arbor Construction for the Back Yard

                Grow Vertical with a Backyard Arbor By Clint C. Thomas, Esq. My wife and I are blessed to live in a Victorian home that was built circa 1890. Much of the home retains its original charm and architecture, however, the landscaping has been sorely neglected at different points over the past 123 […]

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Installing a Glass Shower Stall Encolsure
Bath

Installing a Glass Shower Stall Encolsure

Up Close with Glass Shower Stall Enclosures By Rob Robillard                 My brother, a master plumber, always says the shower is the heart of the bathroom. When the shower is bad, it can make you hate your bathroom. The 5-by-7-ft. utilitarian master bathroom I grew up with is now history. Today’s trends—complete with […]

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