Magazine for professional home renovators.

October 2011
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Maxwell’s magnificent 7

By Steve Maxwell Tools editor Steve Maxwell weighs in on his super tool pics Good tools don’t necessarily look different than bad tools at first glance.  Hands-on experience is the only way to…

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Stairway to Heavenly Design

One of the pleasures of design/build is confronting the challenges of thinking through at the design stage what you want to build and then, once you’ve drawn your vision, seeing it through to…

A Canadian View of the American Housing Industry

According to the U.S. Commerce Department, seasonally adjusting housing starts for September in that country hit 658,000 units. Canada’s rate for September was 205,900. The U.S. population is about 307 million. Canada’s is…