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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Discover How Radius Trim Is Made
Build A Welding Table (VIDEO)
Watch this video to learn how to build a welding table
Deck Fasteners…You’ve Got Options
Has it been a while since you built your last deck? Did you fasten the...
Stay Safe On the Job
Here are a few safety tips to make sure that you make it home every...
How to Pour a Concrete Apron
We followed a concrete crew for the day in order to find out the process...
Safety Glasses Abuse Test
Ask the Electrical Inspector
We received a bunch of good questions from readers regarding electrical codes in 2017 and passed...
Why Choose Mineral Wool Insulation?
Mineral wool has some real advantages over the alternatives. If you have an insulation job...
Clamping and Gluing Tips and Tricks
Health gurus say to "treat your body like a temple". Well, here at Construction Pro...
Which Wood Substitute Works Best?
Doing some exterior work on a house and trying to decide which material to use?...
How To Choose Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Trend Manager Knikki Grantham helps to simplify the head-scratching, often frustrating, process of choosing kitchen...
Worm Drive Versus Direct Drive—Which Circular Saw is Best for You?
Learn about the differences between a worm drive and a direct drive circular saw, and...
Avoid Framing Mistakes
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
Your Pro Tool Sharpening Guide
Pros know that dull tools waste time and money. Check out these clever tips for...
More Miter Saw Tips
Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He...
Build your own truck storage system and tie-down rack
Hauling around your tools and equipment just got easier. These field-tested tips from a fellow...
Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop
In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means...
Skid Steer Training: How to Operate a Skid Steer
Renting and operating a skid steer can be intimidating. Read our tips on basic operations,...
Read This Before Laying Sod
Recently we loaded up our camera gear and followed around a sod crew to get...
Drywall Installation Tips
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging...
Professional Resawing: How to Resaw Wood on a Bandsaw
Resawing, the process of cutting a board into thinner pieces of the same length and...
Construction Clean-Up Tips
The job's not over until you've cleaned up your mess. Use these tips to limit...
Plumbing Cutting and Connection Recomendations
Pro plumbers share their favorite tips and tricks for cutting and connecting pipe and more.
Get Yourself out of Prickly Plumbing Predicaments
Even pro plumbers run into unforeseen problems on the job. Veteran plumber Les Zell shares...
Working With Metal-Clad (MC) Cable
When electrical wiring needs extra protection, metal-clad (MC) cable is a great solution, and is...
Install Mosaic Tile
In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because...
Tackle Tricky Plumbing Problems
Check out these great solutions to plumbing problems that were not what they seemed.