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July | August 1999

departments

ASK NORM

UP IN FLAMES

BILLERICA

features

a room that speaks volumes

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departments

ASK NORM

How to fix peeling paint, molding walls, and aging shingles
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UP IN FLAMES

BILLERICA

A TRAGIC FIRE SETS THE STAGE FOR THIS OLD HOUSE'S NEXT ENDEAVOR

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features

a room that speaks volumes

IN A SUPERBLY CRAFTED ADDITION, A PLACE TO SIT BY THE FIRE, PICK UP A BOOK, AND THROW A BIG PARTY

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dream house

HOT STUFF WAY COOL

Boiler meets air conditioner in an efficient state-of-the-art comfort control system

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features

Stepping STONES

Natural rock staircases solve the ups and downs of tricky slopes

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departments

HOUSE CALLS WITH STEVE

Refreshing a tired, tacked-on kitchen brings harmony to a 1920s Colonial

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TV PROJECT / KEY WEST

home stretch

A CONCH COTTAGE HEADS FOR THE FINISH LINE

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UPKEEP

Turf Love

Now’s the time to give patchy, weedy lawns a little TLC

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FINANCES

Tearing Down the House

Sometimes the best way to renovate is from the ground up

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MATERIALS

Prime Paint

A long-lasting job starts with a peek inside the can

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