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March 23, 2013

The Two-Pronged Approach to Lowering Heating and Cooling Costs

Free or Low Cost Energy Audits Can Save a Bundle on Heating and Cooling Costs

March 23, 2013

Vinyl and Bamboo Bring New Looks and Features to Flooring

Advances in vinyl and bamboo technology need to be seen and felt to be fully appreciated.

February 17, 2013

Advantages of a Tile Wet Saw for Larger, Thicker Tiles

A tile wet saw is an indispensable tool when working with larger, thicker or harder tiles like porcelain.

August 26, 2012

How Can I Keep My Cordless Tool Batteries Charged and Ready to Use

Constant charging can reduce the life of cordless tool batteries.  One solution is to use a 24-hour timer and set it to turn on the charger for fifteen minutes a day.

July 06, 2012

Building My Own Pickup Truck

An up-to-date look at ;GMC's Sierra Denali  and the many options and features available in today's pick-up trucks.

July 05, 2012

The House That Barns Built

Jim  Pendleton built this 41-room house in Spencer, Indiana from the parts of 25 barns he demolsihed.

April 25, 2012

If You Can Use a Utility Knife You Can Build Your Own Shower

A complete tile shower system made of lightweight, waterproof reinforced polystyrene panels and components.  Makes preparing a tile shower truly a do-it-yourself project.

April 11, 2012

Building Your Own Tile Shower May Just Have Gotten Easier

Mark E. Industries has come up with what they call a fool-proof shower building system.makes tile installation easy for everyone, even inexperienced do-it-yourselfers.

April 07, 2012

A Basement Door with a Finish That’s Tough as Nails

Bilco's factory applied powder coat finish takes the punsihment and eliminates the need for painting.

March 09, 2012

Innovative Products from the 2012 International Builders’ Show

A Tour of the 2012 Internation Builders' Show Turns Up Several Noteworthy Home Improvement Product Innovations

July 28, 2011

The Secret to Putting Tile over Just About Anything

This innovative tile system allows you to convert a laminate countertop or vinyl floor into ceramic tile without the need to remove the old surface or install cement board.

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