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Designing Outdoor Kitchens Designing Outdoor Kitchens

The grill is the main ingredient, but there’s a lot more to a successful recipe

Common Deck Stair Defects Common Deck Stair Defects

Build deck stairs according to best practices rather than code to protect your...

Building Urban Rooftop Decks Building Urban Rooftop Decks

A modular system installs quickly without disturbing the roof

Stair Stringer Kits Stair Stringer Kits

Save time and improve accuracy on your next deck or porch project by...

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Jobsite Hotbox

One contractor’s solution for keeping tools and temperature-sensitive materials...

For Richer or For Poorer: Wealth Disparity in the 21st Century

The American promise of all people having at least decent shelter and the American...

Sears to Sell Craftsman Tools Brand to Stanley Black & Decker

The 89-year-old tools brand is being sold for roughly $900 million in total.

Win a Makita Snowmobile

The grand prize in Makita's Blizzard Blitz sweepstakes is a Makita-edition Ski-Doo...

Killer Apps for Contractors

Here are six apps that you can load onto your smart phone that offer smarter...

Robust Growth Predicted for Wood Preservative Industry

Demand for wood preservatives in decking and framing lumber is projected to...

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ChoiceDek Premium Debuts at IBS
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Jobsite Hotbox
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Ultralox LOX8 Interlocking Rail Machine
Ultralox LOX8 Interlocking Rail Machine

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BRANZ Study Focuses on Fastener Corrosion
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Should we be switching to stainless steel? Recent New Zealand research suggests... More

Forming an Elliptical Deck
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