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  • What to Know About Replacing a Stairway System: A Homeowner’s Guide

    Replacing an interior stairway system is a big step for a homeowner. Literally. However, with the help of a building professional, the stunning transformation results make it worth the effort. To make the job easier, industry experts...

    • Posted June 3, 2021
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  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Gets New Look

    Central Roofing Company’s roots have been in Minneapolis for more than 90 years. Recently those roots spread to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. That’s where the company helped build the new McQuinn Horticulture and Operations Headquarters. They also...

    • Posted April 20, 2021
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  • Show Notes: RemodelingShow/Deck Expo

    Live from Chicago, the 2015 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo and JLC Live Residential Construction Show, “Peer to Peer”. This is the leading national trade event for the remodeling, deck-building and residential construction industries. This year’s event brought together...

    • Posted October 4, 2015
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    Bulletproof Your Construction Contract: A Guide

    Handshake or not, our experience with construction contracts has taught us that if it isn’t in writing, chances are you won’t get it. So, get it in writing because somewhere between 40 to 70 percent of the...

    • Posted June 28, 2015
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    Don’t take Your Drywall Lightly

    Enhanced fire resistance with new, patent-pending 1/2-inch wallboard provides commercial grade fire protection for residential projects Introduced recently at the 2015 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) annual International Builders’ Show (IBS), Georgia-Pacific Gypsum delivers a new...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • IBS/KBIS 2015 Photo Gallery

    A photo gallery of IBS/KBIS 2015 roadshow in Las Vegas Check back for more galleries.

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Avoid Breathing Hazards

    Agent 007 Sean Connery was born August 25, 1930. Before undertaking a dangerous assignment, he’d always meet with “Q” — to equip himself with gadgets that would protect him from harm. Are you doing construction or repair...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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    Estimating Book

    Can you recommend a book on construction estimating for beginners? Ernie Answer Believe it or not, a lot of people are interested in estimating. The best book for beginners is: Construction Estimating Reference Data, by Ed Sarviel....

    • Posted January 26, 2014
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  • Deconstruction

    Remodeling? Building? Deconstruction should be part of any new construction! Dallas debuted in 1978, with the Ewing family living and scheming on a sprawling ranch called “Southfork.” April is also “Home Improvement” month, when homeowners start rippin’...

    • Posted January 4, 2014
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  • Construction Defects: Top 10

    Construction is more art than science Bought a new home? Remodeled a kitchen? A bath? Added a room? A large construction project is a giant jigsaw puzzle, with as many as 10,000 pieces that don’t always come...

    • Posted January 4, 2014
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