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Summer Camp Empowers Girls to Explore Careers in Construction
Des Moines area middle and high school girls got hands-on with the trades over the course of a week-long summer camp.
Trump’s Apprenticeship Proposal Faces Scrutiny
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Pro Tip: Why Construction Pros Should Save Their Shoeboxes
Pro Tip: How To Scribe With a Tape Measure
Pro Tip: Trouble Pulling A Nail? Grab A Block
Best Ways To Glue Wood
Speed up your woodworking projects, improve the quality of glue connections, and make your project...
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Home Inspector
We spoke to a veteran home inspector to find out the five things he wishes...
USGBC Seeks Proposals That Will Shape New LEED Certification
The United States Green Building Council is now accepting submissions for proposals that will be...
Why Lip Balm on Screws Is Sometimes a Good Idea
Driving screws into hard wood can be a tough chore. Learn an easy fix here.
Everything Roofing Pros Should Know About Synthetic Underlayment
Synthetic underlayment is taking over the roofing industry, which comes as no surprise given all...
Best Bar Clamp Tip
Prevent pipe clamps from marring your wood projects with this one simple and inexpensive trick.
Cordless Circular Saw Buying Guide
Construction Pro Tips takes a look at the pros and cons of different cordless circular...
Why Wood Moves and Why You Need To Know
Wood is going to expand and contract. You can't stop it. But you can learn...
Tips for Plumbing With Plastic Pipe
We asked Les Zell, our resident master plumber, to share some of his tips on...
The Expert’s Guide to Ceiling Painting
Learn all the best tips for painting clean and crisp-looking ceilings
Common Electrical Code Violations
We sat down with a state chief electrical inspector as well as a seasoned field...
Check Out These All-American Tools
Every single one of these high-quality tools is produced and manufactured right here in America.
Everything You Need to Know About Drywall
Have a question about drywall? Here is our ultimate guide to all things drywall, from...
Pro Tips for Better Ripping
Here are a few of the most useful tips from experienced carpenters and cabinetmakers to...
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want...
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Carpenter
We spoke to a former lead carpenter to find out the five things he wishes...
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Single-Family Home Construction Dropped 6.4% in May 2019
U.S. home builder confidence index also fell in response.
Best Jobs in the Construction Industry
A ranking of the top fourteen jobs in construction based on average salary and job availability.
UPDATE: Governor’s Executive Order Saves Texas Plumbing Regulation
The executive order allows Governor Greg Abbott to extend the life of the State Board...
How to Get Reliable Internet on the Job
Take a look at the best ways for construction pros to get - and stay - connected.