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Construction How-To

  • Make a Custom Slate Chalkboard

    Construction How-To, Painting February 12, 2016 Sonia

    A Classic Kitchen Accessory Mounted with a French Cleat By Rob Robillard   In this article I cut a 100-year-old, recycled slate chalkboard and create a custom-sized frame to hang it in. A client of mine came across an old slate blackboard that was salvaged from a boarding school. This blackboard was originally installed in the French classroom of the […]

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  • Deck Product Roundup

    Construction How-To, Decks, Decks, Outdoor Living February 11, 2016 Sonia

                    Ecolife Stabilized Wood Real wood is the most sustainable, renewable and economical decking and fencing option you can use, and Viance offers improved wood treatment solutions that allow the beauty of real wood to shine through. Ecolife Stabilized Weather-Resistant Wood is fully protected against termite attack and decay, and the proprietary treatment also […]

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  • Reconstructing a Roof

    Construction How-To, Projects, Repairs, Roofing February 9, 2016 Sonia

                  A Project for the Pros By Matt Weber Our mission at Extreme How-To is to cover professional-grade home improvement projects for the do-it-yourselfer—but we have our exceptions. Roof construction, for example, is definitely a job for a professional, and it takes a professional many years of experience on the job to become a […]

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  • 40 Tips for Window Replacement

    Construction How-To, Windows & Doors February 8, 2016 Sonia

                    Brighten your home, enhance your décor, and conserve energy with new replacement windows. Extreme How-To offers 40 tried-and-true tips for surefire success when taking on this popular home-improvement project. Selecting New Windows 1. For a low-maintenance window, select a vinyl window frame instead of wood. If you love the look of wood […]

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