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  • Stone Wool Sound Insulation

    Construction How-To, Insulation and Energy Conservation August 7, 2015 Sonia

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                        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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  • Install Corrugated Roofing

    Construction How-To, Outdoor Living, Roofing July 14, 2015 Sonia

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                    How to Install Corrugated Roofing By Matt Weber Corrugated roofing panels are made of metal, fiberglass or polycarbonate and typically install over a system of purlins. They’re popular for workshops, sheds, boathouses and other outbuildings due to their long-lasting durability and easy installation. The panels come in standard widths and lengths and […]

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  • Antimicrobial Copper Kills Bacteria

    Construction How-To, Home Improvement Products July 13, 2015 Sonia

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                  Did you know that copper can kill bacteria? Antimicrobial copper alloys are the only solid metal “touch surface” materials registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to continuously kill more than 99.9 percent of bacteria associated with the most common hospital infections. This is why a growing number of hospitals and restaurants are […]

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  • Building a Code-Compliant Deck

    Construction How-To, Decks, Decks, Outdoor Living July 13, 2015 Sonia

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              Pro Tips on Building a Code-Compliant Deck By Rob Robillard There are approximately 40 million decks in the United States, and only half of those are code-compliant. Deck safety is a real problem. Every year we hear about decks that collapse under the weight of people or snow load.  Improperly built decks can be dangerous.  […]

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