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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Today’s Bathroom Tile Trends
Tile is an affordable way to add value to your home. If you're planning a...
Best insurance for contractors
Avoid disaster by making sure your business is properly insured. Which type of insurance do...
GFCI vs AFCI- What’s the Difference?
An electrical inspector explains the difference between an AFCI and a GFCI
Work Safely In the Cold
Polar vortex or not, working in the cold can be dangerous if you don't know...
Marking and Cutting Radius Trim
Marking and cutting radius trim can be tricky, and mistakes can be costly. This expert...
A Guide To Drywall Sizes
Drywall comes in many different sizes. Learn how to choose the right panel for your next project.
Ridge Vent Installation Tips (VIDEO)
Watch a roofing expert explain how to install a ridge vent
Tile Shower Renovation (VIDEO)
Watch this video for a detailed look at a tile shower being renovated from start to finish
Overview, Cost, and Cons of Insulated Concrete Forms
Learn more about insulated concrete forms, a growing trend in modern homebuilding.
Simple, Satisfying Metal Cutting (VIDEO)
Mesmerizing metal munching machines in motion.
Mold Basics For Beginners (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger talks mold with construction expert Peter Yost
A Great Method For Exterior Insulation (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger visits a home that has an incredibly unique wall assembly detail.
Five Reasons To Apply a Skim Coat
Skim coating rejuvenates old walls, making them look new again.
What You Need to Know About Foam Board Insulation
Foam board insulation is a great alternative to the very common fiberglass batt insulation that...
20 Marking Hacks
Becoming an experienced DIYer involves mastering a diverse set of skills, but perhaps none of...
20 Surprising Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
Want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money? Learn how to paint...
5 Benefits of Switching to LED Light Bulbs
Making the switch from incandescent light bulbs to LED is a simple way to make...
Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater
Should your next water heater be tankless. Ryan Holden says yes. Find out why.
Easy Eye Hook Removal (VIDEO)
Check out this tip for easily removing eye hooks...your thumbs will thank you.
How To Build a Steel Retaining Wall (VIDEO)
A homebuilder from Texas talks steel retaining walls
The BEST Hole Saw For Cutting Metal (VIDEO)
The right kind of hole saw can slice through metal with ease. But which one does it best?
Cordless Festool Track Saws- Which One Is Best?
Festool is widely considered the king of track saws. But which of their products is the best?
How To Install Mud In A Shower Floor (VIDEO)
Questions about how to create a mud shower base? Let this flooring pro show you the way.
Glass Subway Tile Shower Installation (VIDEO)
A tiling and flooring pro demonstrates his process for installing subway tiles
What is Black Mold?
Black mold is actually a bit of a misnomer. Though black mold is thought to...
How To Clean Exterior Brick
Is your brick siding covered with hard-water stains from your lawn sprinkler? Here's how to...
How to Use Epoxy Resin Like a Pro
What is epoxy? Find out why epoxy has several advantages over other adhesives and fillers.
Using a Shop Vacuum for Dust Collection
Fittings, filters and accessories for turning your shop vacuum into a dust collector.
Fix a leaky sink
What you need to fix a leaky sink
Good Subcontractor Relationships
Find out how build and maintain good relationships with your subcontractors.
Breaker Panel Smarts
Everything you wanted to know about breaker panels and more. A veteran electrical inspector answers...
5 Tips to Ensure a Successful Kitchen Remodeling Project
A designer shares five keys to success when it comes to remodeling kitchens