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Wood Decks Still a Top Value

Decks remain a solid value for homeowners looking to add comfort and value to their home, according to Remodeling's 2015 Cost vs. Value Report.

Rules for Drilling and Notching Deck Framing

Following these simple guidelines when modifying joists, beams, and posts will prevent structural problems later on.

How to Find the Right Accountant

Seven ways to avoid making a costly choice


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    Wolf Home Product's online Deck Visualizer allows customers to view different combinations of the company's decking and railing products.

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  • Converting Website Leads Into Sales

    Tim Musch at Remodelers Advantage offers tips for generating more sales from your website leads.

  • Top 10 Safety Violations

    A lack of fall protection continues to top OSHA's list of most common safety violations on jobsites. In its annual report, OSHA also listed...

  • New Mileage Rates From IRS

    If you charge customers for job-related mileage, or include mileage deductions on your tax returns, you'll appreciate this heads up from...

  • MoistureShield and Angie's List Partner Up

    Decking manufacturer MoistureShield announces a new marketing program with online review site Angie's List.


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  • Be the Pro

    Pros and DIYers are welcome on this industry-sponsored online forum, where frequent participants can earn points towards tools

  • Mixing Oil and Water

    Cabot's new water-based ATO stain doesn't look like much in the can, but it outperforms previous oil-based versions of this popular...


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