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Windows: Fiberglass Vs. Vinyl
Are vinyl windows right for your next project? Custom home builder Matt Risinger shares his...
Pro Tips For Digging Holes
Digging is bonehead simple. But as with any other job, a little know-how lets you...
Replacing a Casement Window In a Brick Opening
In this video, Matt Risinger shows how to replace a casement window in a brick opening.
Building and House Wrap Installation Tips
House wrap isn't fun to install, but with the goal of energy efficiency, it's here...
Window Installation: The Right Way
A comprehensive guide to window installation from a Marvin Windows expert
Three Ladder Safety Pro Tips
According to the CDC, 47% of fatal falls that have occurred in the last decade have...
Create a Cut-Lid
In this video Chris Berry, the Idaho Painter, shares some advice on how cutting a...
Expert Irrigation Installation Tips
Some great tips from irrigation pros on how to install an irrigation system the right way.
Paver Patios That Will Save You “TONS” Of Time And Effort
Easier Paver Patios A traditional base for a paver or stone patio is a 6-in....
Vinyl Siding Tips
Vinyl has long been a popular choice for both new construction and re-siding projects, and...
Mark’s Caulking Tips
I’ve emptied at least 5,000 tubes of caulk in my career—that’s a bead...
Tackle Floor Sanding
Synthetic underlayments are taking over the roofing industry. But that comes as no surprise given...
Working In The Cold
Here are a few tips that the Minnesota-based CPT crew has picked that will help...
Read This Before Laying Sod
Recently we loaded up our camera gear and followed around a sod crew to get...