Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

Mixing Oil and Water
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Mixing Oil and Water

Cabot's new water-based ATO stain doesn't look like much in the can, but it... More

Custom Railings
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Custom Railings

While rail kits are popular, some deck builders prefer to distinguish their... More

Solid Post Attachments With Threaded Rod
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Solid Post Attachments With Threaded Rod

When the railing post is on the outside of the frame, reinforce the attachment by... More

Fire-Resistant Decks
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Fire-Resistant Decks

Using the right decking material makes a big difference in areas prone to wild fires More

A Tall Deck in Earthquake Country
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A Tall Deck in Earthquake Country

A steel moment frame and plenty of lateral reinforcement were the keys to... More

Table for Two
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Table for Two

A combination bench and corner table offers an quiet spot for conversation More

Track Saws for Deck Builders
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Track Saws for Deck Builders

As good as you might think you are with a circular saw, you'll make quicker and... More

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IRS Steps Up Enforcement of Subcontractor Laws

IRS enforces subcontractor laws; in-house recycling; helpful Web site; more More

Are the Wood Treatment Wars Over?
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Are the Wood Treatment Wars Over?

The withdrawal in 2004 of chromated copper arsenate (CCA) from the residential... More

Beyond Aluminum Flashing
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Beyond Aluminum Flashing

The new generation of wood preservatives is driving up the popularity of corrosion... More

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