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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Framing Tips Vol. 1
Clear communication is key This is how I stay organized with myself and the guys....
Square D Plug-On Neutral Load Center (sponsored)
I love a tidy panel I started wiring panels before arch fault protection was required....
Fantastic Framing Tips
A collection of framing tips that will turn you into a rockstar on the jobsite
Can You Install a High-Efficiency Furnace With Only One Pipe?
Attic Insulation Types
A Better Allen Wrench
Tools and Gear: Plumbing Edition
Pro Picks// Lenox Carbide Tooth Demolition Blade
Earlier, CPT ran a sponsored test for LENOX which compared their blade performance against a...
Master the Art Of Subway Tile
Subway tiles are a great way to give a bathroom a brand new look. Here's...
Can I Join ABS to PVC?
By Rueben Saltzman of StructureTech Home Inspections It’s possible to join ABS to PVC,...
Old Vent Caps Need to Go
By Rueben Saltzman of Structure Tech Home Inspections If you drive through any neighborhood in...
What’s Wrong With This Picture?
Taking it to new heights This window washer is making the most of a ladder...
Post Plumbing Job Checklist
Another successful plumbing job...but wait! Before you pack up your tools, take the time...
Tips of the Trades Vol. 5
CPT sends out a big thanks to these folks who are willing to help out ...
Above and Beyond
Tips of the Trades Vol. 4
Great tips from pros in the field
Next Time Hire a Pro Vol. 5
It’s true that not all homeowners can afford to hire a pro for every...
2018 Housing Market Forecast
With end of the year data rolling in and consumer confidence reaching a high note,...
Jobsite Surprises Vol. 2
Next Time, Hire a Pro Vol. 4
Why Wood Moves & Why You Need To Know
Wood is going to expand and contract. You can't stop it. But you can learn...
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...
Wire Shelving Made Easier
How To Use Wood Clamps
Pro woodworkers share their best clamping tips, tricks and recommendations for perfect glued joints every...
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