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  • Heat Relief

    Arctic Cove carries misters for your clients' patios, as well as cooling accessories for you as you work

  • Screen Options for Porches

    You can install prefabricated panels or buy the components and assemble the screens on site

  • 12 Tax-Trimming Tips

    Cut your tax bill by looking out for these deductions year-round

  • Installing an Outdoor Sound System

    12-volt marine-grade audio equipment is a perfect match for a deck

  • Are you Misclassifying Your Employees as Subcontractors?

    The Labor Department is taking a close look at what it calls massive misclassification of employees as independent subs, and some deck builders may find themselves on the hook.

  • Failed Deck Had No Joist Hangers

    Nails, not joist hangers, were used to attach joists on a deck that collapsed in North Carolina over the July 4th weekend, resulting in 26 people being injured. Although the deck probably was code-compliant when new, 30 years of exposure to salt air was too much for the fasteners that held it...

  • SawStop Sues Bosch

    SawStop has filed legal complaints with a federal district court and the International Trade Commission against Bosch, seeking to block the introduction of Bosch's REAXX table saw later this year. SawStop says the new saw would infringe on its safety-feature patents.

  • Homeowner Seeks $625,000

    A Tennessee woman is seeking $625,000 after suffering what she says are permanent injuries when a deck collapsed under her. She had gone to the house to look at a puppy and was standing on the deck at the front door when it gave way. She claims the homeowners are negligent.

  • Last-minute Marketing

    You can polish up your company's image with minimal expense by using better business cards and more signs with your company's logo

  • BioClimatic Aluminum Pergola

    Aluminum louvers can be opened or closed, depending on the weather

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