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Remodel in Pearl Mississippi – Spring 2016

Northtowne Builders, LLC, our building company, bought a small house in Pearl, MS in February 2016. We’re showing the progress, the challenges and the attributes and are adding updates as we move through the remodel. Stop by for a visit: 2372 Harahan Road, Pearl, MS 39208       Closing – Thanks to Bobby Morrehead (closing […]

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Wood Deck

Wood Deck Framing Regulations Get Tougher and More Expensive

A new treated wood industry standard requires “Ground Contact” rated lumber even for above-ground deck joists and beams.

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Construction Coaching – Wet Lumber

:: Nail Pops – Interior Trim Cracks – Bowed Stud Walls :: These conditions could have very little to do with the quality of the sub-contractors and more to do with how the builder stored his lumber during construction, the temp and moisture level present at the time the frame is being built and how […]

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Net Metering

Mississippi Adopts Net Metering Rule…Sort Of

Net Metering Rules and Interconnection Standards – Docket 2011-AD-2 On December 3, the MPSC took up for consideration a Final Rule and Order for Net Metering and Interconnection Standards. After nearly 5 year of work on this issues, the MPSC voted 3-0 to adopt a rule for “net metering,” which will allow homeowners and businesses […]

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HOW TO WINTERIZE AN ABOVE GROUND POOL

http://garynsmith.tumblr.com/post/132077230316/beware-good-advice [Beware – Good Advice] How To Winterize an Above Ground Pool https://t.co/iRNDn47m7m — Gary Smith (@MSHomeInspector) October 28, 2015

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