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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Check Out These Top All-American Tools
Every single one of these high-quality tools is produced and manufactured right here in America.
Tips For Fixing Cracked Drywall
18 Tips For Working With Self-Leveling Underlayment
Ultimate Tape Measure Guide
Working With Bagged Concrete
How to Control Dust and Keep Things Clean on the Job
Pro Tip: How to Tie a Mason Line Knot
Tying a tight line is an essential skill for any concrete worker. Learn the easiest...
Essential Trailer Gear and Accessories
Get the most from your trailer with these game-changing and ingenious accessories.
5 Highest-Paying States for Architects
Looking for a job in architecture? These five states have the highest average professional architect...
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Plumber
We talked with a self-described ski-bum-turned-veteran-plumber to learn the five things he wishes he would...
13 Crazy Things Plumbers Have Discovered On the Job
Every plumber has their horror stories. Here's a collection of some of the more unique,...
5 Highest-Paying States for HVAC Contractors
Looking for HVAC jobs? These five states have the highest average HVAC expert salaries in the U.S.
Professor Works to Reduce Concrete Construction’s Carbon Footprint
Concrete production leads to a lot of greenhouse gas and a lot of heat. A...
How to Build Good Subcontractor Relationships
Find out how build and maintain good relationships with your subcontractors.
Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints
New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.
3 Tips for Spray Foam Contractors
Check out these essential tips for spray foam technicians.
Check it Out: DEWALT Cordless Stud/Joist Drill
We tested out this drill designed for rough-in work. Read on to see how it stacked up.
What’s Wrong With This Picture?
There's a right way to do things, and then there's the wrong way. We've collected...
Fire Blocking Basics
Fire blocking slows the vertical movement of flames, smoke and gases by sealing off spaces...
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Landscaper
We talked to a landscaping veteran to find out the five main things he wishes...
Mobile Marketing: A Guide to Truck and Trailer Decals
A detailed guide to fitting your vehicle with decals
CPT’s Trailer Safety Checklist and Tips
Hauling trailers can be dangerous, but for many people in the trades it is a...
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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...
How to Cope: Tips for Getting a Perfect Fit
A coped joint looks better than a mitered joint. Here are some brilliant pointers on...
Tips for Staying Safe On the Job
These safety tips will make sure that you get home every night safe and sound...
12 Scaffolding Safety Tips and Hints
We picked the brain of a scaffolding expert, and he gave us these great tips...