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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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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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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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Designing and Building a Pergola
Construction How-To

Designing and Building a Pergola

Perfecting the Pergola By MyFixitUpLife’s Mark & Theresa Clement               We love pergolas. We love designing them. We love building them. We love how they make the backyard not just a place you go to grill or hang out, but a place you want to share with friends and family, whether it’s a backyard […]

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Tools for Removing Damaged Fasteners
Construction How-To

Tools for Removing Damaged Fasteners

              Like Pulling Teeth By Matt Weber If you’ve ever stripped a screw or broken off the head of a bolt, you know how frustrating it is for your work progress to come to a screeching halt. The project is on pause while you address the problem, and in some cases it can take […]

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