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How To Get the Best Contractor David Roll lives in a very new home in Battle Ground, WA that had a water line MELT and caused a flood. You'll not believe Dave's story. Here it is unedited: "Hi Tim.  I am in a brand new home for 1.25 yrs.  House flooded this past weekend, significant damage. […]

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You may not think this is a building and remodeling topic, but it is. This is a look back in time as to how your ancestors moved logs around to build their houses, moved rocks to clear land, etc. I URGE you to read the COMMENTS below once you've watched Dick the horse respond to […]

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With fall in the air, the weather can get colder and wetter. You need to consider how to protect your home construction building materials from the elements. Manufactured housing options can save time when doing home construction late in the building season.

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Lumber drying is accomplished in a lumber drying kiln. Kiln dried lumber has reduced moisture content, but the dried lumber does not reach 0% moisture.

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Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates how to mount a piece of wood onto a concrete wall. The use of special nails make the job simple.

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