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Saving Sustainably: Electrical Rough-In

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of blogs detailing the construction of a net-zero energy house in Point Roberts, Washington, by an owner-builder with relatively little building experience. A list of Matt Bath’s GBA articles can be found at the bottom of this page. You’ll find Matt Bath’s full blog, Saving Sustainably, here. If you want to follow project costs, you can keep an eye on a budget worksheet here. My net-zero home will be all-electric, in hopes that someday I can move from net-zero to completely self-sustaining and off-grid as technology improves. Battery prices are dropping rapidly…

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Trending on The Organized Home: Just the Essentials

Trending on The Organized Home: Just the Essentials - RemodelistaIcon - Arrow LeftIcon - Arrow RightIcon - External LinkIcon - MessageIcon - Down ChevronIcon - CloseIcon - Dropdown ArrowIcon - Location PinIcon - Zoom OutIcon - Zoom InIcon - SearchIcon - EmailIcon - FacebookflipboardIcon - InstagramIcon - PinterestIcon - TwitterIcon - Check Mark An icon we use to indicate a rightwards action. An icon we use to indicate a leftwards action. An icon we use to indicate a button link is external. The icon we use to represent an email action. Used to indicate a dropdown. Used to indicate a…

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A Closer Look at 5 Cordless Circular Saws Available Today

Cordless tools have come a long way, especially in the past few years. Thanks to advanced battery technology and improved motor electronics, seasoned homebuilders like Tim Uhler (@awesomeframers) are building entire houses almost exclusively with cordless tools. Custom post framer Kyle Sumpenhorst (@rrbuildings) is no different. In this video, Stumpenhorst takes a closer look at five of the top-performing cordless circular saws based on his experience. He discusses the pros and cons of the saws, explaining when he picks up which one and why. Whether you prefer a blade-left or blade-right saw, a worm-drive-style or traditional sidewinder, there’s a configuration…

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Current Obsessions: Spring Awakening

Current Obsessions: Spring Awakening - RemodelistaIcon - Arrow LeftIcon - Arrow RightIcon - External LinkIcon - MessageIcon - Down ChevronIcon - CloseIcon - Dropdown ArrowIcon - Location PinIcon - Zoom OutIcon - Zoom InIcon - SearchIcon - EmailIcon - FacebookflipboardIcon - InstagramIcon - PinterestIcon - TwitterIcon - Check Mark An icon we use to indicate a rightwards action. An icon we use to indicate a leftwards action. An icon we use to indicate a button link is external. The icon we use to represent an email action. Used to indicate a dropdown. Used to indicate a close action. Used to…

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Outlet Installation with a Master Electrician

Installing an electrical outlet may seem like a simple process, but have you ever looked over the shoulder of a professional electrician to see exactly how he/she does it? The right tools and no wasted movements make for an efficient process. Here, I caught up with electrician Heath Eastman just as we were wrapping up our Brookline project house. On a good day, when someone (like me) isn’t distracting him with a camera in his face and bugging him with questions, Eastman says he can install an outlet in about 60 seconds. Check out the video to see a master…

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Samantha Santana’s Peel & Stick Wallpapers | DAILY FIND

Samantha Santana's Peel & Stick Wallpapers | DAILY FIND 1 × Floral Loquat Removable Woven Wallpaper Floral Loquat Removable Woven Wallpaper PHOTO: SAMANTHA SANTANA WALLPAPER SHOP Create a gorgeous accent wall with this tasteful floral pattern. Starts at $48/ roll; Samantha Santana Wallpaper Shop 2 × Mandarin Blossom Woven Wallpaper Mandarin Blossom Woven Wallpaper PHOTO: SAMANTHA SANTANA WALLPAPER SHOP Available in the bright orange tones of mandarins or the golden color of yuzu. Starts at $48/ roll; Samantha Santana Wallpaper Shop 3 × Palm Deco Removable Woven Wallpaper Palm Deco Removable Woven Wallpaper PHOTO: SAMANTHA SANTANA WALLPAPER SHOP Inspired by art…

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