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July Hot Products

                    Sakrete U.S. Cold Patch Sakrete U.S. Cold Patch is a high-performance permanent pothole repair product that can be used in wet or dry conditions. Easy to use right out of the package, just place the Cold Patch and tamp or drive over the repair with no tracking. Unlike cutback asphalt, […]

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Installing a Cupola
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Installing a Cupola

Top off your Roof By Rob Robillard I love the look of cupolas, and this article will show you how to install a decorative cupola on your roof. I first had the opportunity to rebuild an 80- to 100-year old cupola in historic Concord, Massachusetts, and have since repaired several other cupolas of varying styles. What Is A Cupola? A […]

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Install a Clay Paver Patio
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Install a Clay Paver Patio

                    Installing a clay paver patio is great DIY summertime project that enhances the look of the home’s outdoor environment. By Walt Steele The warm weather is here, and it’s time to get outside. A good summertime project for DIY’ers is to build a patio of genuine clay pavers. To get […]

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Installing a Ceiling Fan
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Installing a Ceiling Fan

How to Install a Ceiling Fan By Matt Weber         A ceiling fan can be a stylish and effective way to enhance airflow throughout a room. Unlike swapping one light fixture for another light fixture, however, a ceiling fan requires special mounting accommodations to support its weight and movement. A ceiling fan requires a metal ETL-listed mounting […]

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Build the Perfect Workbench
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Build the Perfect Workbench

              Give your workshop a workout by building the perfect workbench. By Rob Robillard Okay, that was misleading. There is no such thing as a perfect workbench. I can say this because I’ve built and rebuilt my workbench at least five times in twenty years and I’m now considering a new design. I’m not […]

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Upgrading a Utility Trailer
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Upgrading a Utility Trailer

Upgrading a stripped-down utility trailer to move mulch and tow your tools. By Mark Clement I’m a trailer guy. Yes, a dump truck would rock for heavy haul-outs, and a big box truck would be great for storing tools and serving as a mobile workshop. But, depending on the day, the work we do may range from residential bathroom improvements […]

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