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An adhesive that ensures quieter subfloors, resulting in happier clients

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Although asphalt shingles still dominate, other materials are gaining ground

The ice dams that form on a roof can cause expensive damage, but a properly ventilated attic reduces the problem. Photo: Flickr user State Farm (CC by 2.0)

Best Practices

Creating an equal distribution of intake and exhaust vents can make a big difference in controlling temperature and moisture inside the attic

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Want to know a bit more about AGS' welding process? The following is a recent interview conducted with one of AGS’ artisan metal fabricators.

react v sawstop

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A head-to-head comparison of the only two flesh-sensing jobsite table saws on the market

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Photo: courtesy Gipson Corwin Homes, Jeffrey Volker

Roofing

When is a roof inspection legitimate, and when is it just the precursor to an estimate?

roof warranties—materials and installation

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Roofing

The term “warranty” may be used quite a bit in a roofing sale, but do homeowners actually understand what’s meant by it?

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Doors

Forecast for 2020 looks bright

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Products from Centipede Tools, DeWalt, Diablo, Irwin, Mosely, and Smart Bracket Staging

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Products from Azek, Environmental StoneWorks, Kleer, James Hardie, Royal Building Products, and Versatex Building Products

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Products from Access, Big Ass Fans, ERCO, i-Lighting, Keeler, Mr. Beams, Nora, and Progress Lighting

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Products from Bosch, Cambria, Daltile, Danver, Delta, Elkay, Ferguson, Formica, Galley, Hafele, KitchenAid, LG, Wellborn, and YesterTec

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Products from Ann Sacks, Armstrong, Astria, Benjamin Moore, Cooper Lighting, Country Wood Flooring, DaVinci Custom Fireplaces, Hafele, Laminam, Marwin, and Trim-Tex 

Homemade kickout flashing step by step

All photos: Sal Alfano

Roofing

A step-by-step guide for the right way to make kickout flashing from a piece of step flashing

Kickout flashing replaces the first piece on step flashing and redirects water away from the siding (ideally into a gutter). Without a kickout, water will eventually get behind the siding and into the wall, where it will wreak havoc for years before you notice any signs of a leak.

Kickout flashing replaces the first piece on step flashing and redirects water away from the siding (ideally into a gutter). Without a kickout, water will eventually get behind the siding and into the wall, where it will wreak havoc for years before you notice any signs of a leak. All illustrations: Dan Morrison

Best Practices

Poorly installed or missing flashing at roof-wall connections is a common cause of water damage. Here's the solution

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Products from Henry Co., Huber, ICP, Icyene, Kwikset, Marvin, OSI, RHH Foam Systems, Sika, Simpliframe, SkyLift, Tapco, Therma-Tru, and Walpole

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The most popular products in 10 categories, based on reader interest during the past year

Raising a sunken living-room floor

Photos: courtesy Antonio Aguirre

Flooring

The once-popular sunken living room gets a modern makeover to one floor level

Thermador induction cooktop

Photo: courtesy Thermador

Appliances

A look at what's being offered in this cooking technology from leading manufacturers

Thermador's Freedom Induction Cooktop delivers more usable surface area

Thermador says its Freedom Induction Cooktop delivers 63 percent more usable surface area. How? Under the grey-black glass surface, there are 48 magnetic coils measuring 3 inches each. Photo: courtesy Thermador

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As more homeowners discover the advantages of cooking with magnets, this old technology is gaining new fans

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