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Tips for working “inside jobs”
Mudslinger’s Guide to Creating Smooth Walls
Best Methods for Cutting Metal
Job Site Clean-Up Tips
Five Knots You Need to Know
How to Install Cabinet Hardware
How to Lay Mosaic Tiles
How to Control Dust and Keep Things Clean on the Job
Learn how to control dust, clean up efficiently, and prevent big messes from accumulating on the jobsite.
Which Interior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?
New and refinished wood flooring and HVAC upgrades are the top interior renovation projects that add the most value at resale.
How To Hang An Interior Door
We asked longtime professional trim carpenter Jerome Worm to show us his best door-hanging tricks.
How To Get Wires Into Hard-to-Reach Places
The ultimate guide to fishing wires through walls, ceilings and cabinets. With the help of these tips and tricks you can become a wire fishing expert.
Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim
Achieving a flawless finish is all about proper prep, taking the correct steps, and applying the right product with quality tools.
The Expert’s Guide to Ceiling Painting
Learn all the best tips for painting clean and crisp-looking ceilings
Tidy Tips From a Picky Painter
You can tell a good paint job because the new wall paint is only on the wall. We asked a painting pro how he goes about keeping it all neat and clean.
Great Tips That Will Make Your Next Cabinet Installation Pain-Free
Even the most experienced cabinet installers might learn a thing or two from this list of tips and tricks.
A Guide To Drywall Sizes
Drywall comes in many different sizes. Learn how to choose the right drywall size and drywall thickness for your next project.
How To Remove Wallpaper
Wallpaper removal can be nasty, time-consuming work. This step-by-step guide for how to remove wallpaper will definitely make things go a little smoother.
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make the whole jobsite a happier place to work.
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to a minimum.
Pro Tips For Easier Fastening
You can fasten almost anything with precision and confidence using these pro tips. Read on for a career's worth of expert tips.
Mineral Spirits vs. Paint Thinner
Learn the differences and similarities between mineral spirits and paint thinner.
Pros and Cons of Various Tile Backers
Learn the pros and cons of various tile substrate products so you know which to pick for your next project.
Why Choose Mineral Wool Insulation?
Mineral wool has some real advantages over the alternatives. If you have an insulation job coming up, we strongly recommend that you check it out.
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Working With Steel Studs: Metal Stud Framing
How would you like to be able to frame a perfectly straight wall each and every time? It's possible with metal stud framing.
Pro Tips and Tricks for Installing Laminate Flooring
We talked with a flooring expert to get some installation tips that will help you avoid humps, bumps, gaps and cracks.
What Remodeling Pros Should Definitely Know About “Black Mold”
Black mold can be a common site for pros on the job, especially if you do a lot of remodeling work. Learn more about moldy growths and their health implications here.
Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide
Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot of mistakes left behind by framers and drywall hangers. A poor taping job, however, can...
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