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Cracked Concrete

The goal, since all concrete cracks, is to provide a planned place for that to happen, called a contraction joint. Read more

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Best Electrical Meter and Panel Location Best Electrical Meter and Panel Location

A little planning can save a lot of money in the efficient use of electrical cable and an electrician's time. Read more

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Tall Truss Heels Tall Truss Heels

Energy conservation is driving thick, high R-value ceiling insulation, which then requires tall truss heels to contain it. Read more

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Dear Builder's Engineer: How Do I Get Good Advice? Dear Builder's Engineer: How Do I Get Good Advice?

Tim Garrison responds to a reader's question about finding the right kind of expert advice. Read more

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Dear Builder's Engineer: Advice for My Son Dear Builder's Engineer: Advice for My Son

As the next generation prepares to step up to the plate, what's the most important thing for them to know? Read more

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