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Jim Cory

Jim Cory

Formerly the editor of REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR, Jim Cory is a contributing editor to REMODELING who lives in Philadelphia.

Jim Cory's Posts

OSHA: Roof Safety Rules

Fall protection is now OSHA's No. 1 national priority, but a lot of roofing contractors don't know it. Here's what you need to know. Read more

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Strange Bedfellows

The marriage of convenience that joins actor Tom Cruise with NVR's chief executive Dwight Schar forms an alliance that's odd even by Hollywood's standards. Read more

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Lane Caves Lane Caves

During his 20 years with Jim Walter Homes, Lane Caves has observed the builder's ups and downs, including a leveraged buyout, a bankruptcy reorganization, and several acquisitions. Jim Walter Homes' calling card has been on-your-lot construction, although recently it has diversified into land development, something that Caves, president of its Jackson, Miss.–based South-Central division, wants to see more of. Read more

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Pros Merge

Boston-based Fidelity Capital acquired Lanoga Corp., a Redmond, Wash.–based pro dealer with more than 320 distribution, manufacturing, and assembly facilities in 24 Western and Midwestern states. Read more

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A Cut Above A Cut Above

By Jim Cory. "Just cutting the dog door for the house was a real chore," Moody says. To attach panels, Moody used a pneumatic nail gun with a flush nailing head that coordinates with the air pressure to prevent overdriving. Read more

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