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Mobile Marketing: A Guide to Truck and Trailer Decals
A detailed guide to fitting your vehicle with decals
CPT Picks the Best Construction-Proof Cases for Top Smart Phones
We found rugged, construction proof cases for each of the top ten smart phone models....
Out-of-the-Box Uses for Traditional Tools
Tools are usually designed and built with one job in mind, but most tools can...
Pro Tip: How to Get Teflon Tape Into Tight Spaces
It can be difficult to roll out teflon tape in tight spaces. Learn a great...
Pro Tip: Remove Rusted and Stuck Bolts Without Heat
Check out this tip demonstrating how to loosen a particularly stubborn bolt.
How to Cope: Tips for Getting a Perfect Fit
A coped joint looks better than a mitered joint. Here are some brilliant pointers on...
Watch: Construction Crane Crushes Two Buildings in New Jersey
Wrecking ball crashes through living room, yet nobody was injured.
Pro Tip: Cope With a Jigsaw
Cutting with a jigsaw is a fast, efficient way to cope trim.
Oregon Apprenticeships Double in Just Six Years
The majority of all newly registered apprentices in Oregon were in building and construction trade...
Stuff We Love: Tool Storage (VIDEO)
Check out these great ways to keep your tools and gears stored and safe.
Construction Worker Saves Children From Burning Building
Quick thinking and decisive action by a construction worker and his crew prevented tragedy in...
Pro Tip: Toe-Nailing Made Easy
Start from the opposite direction to achieve toe-nailing accuracy.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Electrician
We spoke to a veteran electrician to find out the five things he wishes he...
Pro Tip: Fix A Banged-up Bolt
Try this trick before tossing banged-up bolts.
Single-Family Home Building Climbs 3.5% in June
Despite a rebound in single-family construction starts, the U.S. housing market continued to struggle...
Installing a Lighted Truck Box Was Remarkably Easy
One of our editors took a crack at installing a Weather Guard lighted truck box....
Rough-Sawn Lumber Buying Guide
An expert's guide to selecting and purchasing the rough-sawn lumber for your next project.
Building Code Violations Jeopardize Hit HGTV Show
Reality TV renovators from "Windy City Rehab" have been banned from pulling construction permits following...
Pro Tip: Stuck With A Stripped Screw? Check Out This Trick
Stripped screw? Instead of panicking, remove the bit from your drill.
Pro Tip: Control Dust While Cutting Tile
Keep dust out of the air and your lungs by turning a five-gallon bucket into a tile cutting station.
Caught on Camera: Home Construction Collapse
Watch as a home builder's worst-case scenario plays out in real time.
Which Wood Substitute Works Best?
Doing some exterior work on a house and trying to decide which material to use?...
Summertime Construction Crime: How to Deter Jobsite Theft
A recent spree of construction-related crimes in the news begs the question: What should you...
Stuff We Love: Cool Technology (VIDEO)
Check out these three cool pieces of tech for construction pros.
How To Install a Lighted Truck Box
Watch this video to learn the ins-and-outs of installing a lighted truck box from Weather...
Pro Tip: See The Cut Line More Clearly
Defining the line will lead to better cuts and better copes.
How to Work With PVC Conduit
Plastic conduit is less expensive, lighter and much easier to work with than EMT. Here...
Ask the Home Inspector: Can Electrical Boxes Be Buried In Insulation?
Have you ever wondered if electrical boxes can be buried in insulation? Get the answer...
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...
Trump’s Apprenticeship Proposal Faces Scrutiny
A new proposal excludes the construction industry from planned apprenticeship program expansion, despite an ongoing...
Pro Tip: Prevent Theft By Marking Up Your Tools
Mark your tools to prevent jobsite confusion and discourage potential thieves.
Fantastic Framing Tips
A collection of framing tips that will turn you into a rockstar on the jobsite