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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Mark’s Caulking Tips
I’ve emptied at least 5,000 tubes of caulk in my career—that’s a bead...
Wire Shelving Made Easier
Cutting Edge Table Saw Hacks
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
How To Use Wood Clamps
Pro woodworkers share their best clamping tips, tricks and recommendations for perfect glued joints every...
12 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring
Laminate Floors: Tips to Avoid humps, bumps, gaps and cracks.
How to Tow a Trailer Safely and Avoid Disasters
Hauling trailers can be dangerous, but for many people in the trades it’s a...
Tips of the Trades Vol. 3
Modern Tile Tips
We asked Les Zell, our resident master plumber, to share some of his tips on...
Tackle Floor Sanding
All Work and No Play Vol. 2
Tips of the Trades Vol. 2
Jobsite Surprises Vol. 1
Not many jobs go exactly as planned. Here are some great example of the surprises...
Synthetic underlayments are taking over the roofing industry. But that comes as no surprise given...
Pro Tips for Better Ripping
Cabinet Face Frame Tips
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s...
Installing Cabinet Hardware
Next Time, Hire a Pro Vol. 3
Tips Of The Trades Vol.1
Like grandpa used to say, “A place for every tool and every tool in it’...
All Work and No Play Vol. 1
Tips and tricks for finding and keeping your employees
Next Time, Hire a Pro Vol. 2
Check out these unfortunate home improvements and repairs that don’t quite live up to...
Next Time, Hire a Pro Vol 1.
Check out these unfortunate home improvements and repairs that don't quite live up to the...
How to Cope
A coped joint looks better than a mitered joint. Here are some brilliant pointers on...
Modern Deck Building
A lot of advancements have been made in the world of deck construction. Here's what's...
Keeping dust under control results in clean jobsites and healthy lungs. Here are some great...
Hot Glue Gun: A Workshop Essential
Too many people think that hot glue guns are just for arts and crafts. Here...
ATTENTION REMODELERS! There is NO SAFE LEVEL OF ASBESTOS EXPOSURE. Find out what to look...
Do What Ya Gotta Do Vol. 1
Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do to get the job done. Here are...
Working In The Cold
Here are a few tips that the Minnesota-based CPT crew has picked that will help...
Protect A House During A Remodel
It's important during any remodeling project to safeguard the unaffected parts of the house from...