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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
How to Rig Up a Work-Proof Bandage
Duct tape and gauze come together for a bullet proof bandage solution.
What Could LEED Certification Mean For Your Business?
A look into LEED Certification and how it can benefit your business
5 Thing I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Roofer
Just getting started in roofing? We talked with a roofing industry veteran to find out five things he wishes he had known on his first day.
How to Make New Wood Look Old
Whether used for shelving, floors or furniture, time-worn wood brings a touch of rustic charm to every space.
7 Steps to Preventing Cracks in Drywall Finish
Drywall may crack or appear cracked on the surface as time goes on, which can occur for a variety of reasons. Here's what you can do to prevent it.
Highest-Paying States for Landscape Architects
These five states have the highest average salaries for professional landscape architects in the U.S.
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.
How to Properly Insulate Attic Access Panels
A home inspector shares key ways to make sure that attic access panels are properly insulated.
Ultimate Air Compressor Upgrades and Attachments
You're probably going to be using compressors and hoses frequently while on the job. Read these tips for how to use them smarter and more efficiently.
Tips For Fixing Cracked Drywall
Despite your best efforts, sometimes drywall or drywall finish will crack. Check out these tips for how to handle it when it does.
18 Tips For Working With Self-Leveling Underlayment
We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.
Ultimate Tape Measure Guide
Our one-stop guide to all things tape measures, from product recommendations to tradesman tips and tricks.
Working With Bagged Concrete
Mixing concrete on the job can be a difficult and messy proposition if you don't do it regularly. But it doesn't have to be.
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.
Pro Tip: How to Tie a Mason Line Knot
Tying a tight line is an essential skill for any concrete worker. Learn the easiest way to tie a mason line knot here.
Essential Trailer Gear and Accessories
Get the most from your trailer with these game-changing and ingenious accessories.
5 Highest-Paying States for Architects
Looking for a job in architecture? These five states have the highest average professional architect salaries in the U.S.
Master Your Hole Saw
A good hole saw kit is a staple in every pro's arsenal. Check out these great tips to drill faster, cleaner, and safer with your hole saws.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Plumber
We talked with a self-described ski-bum-turned-veteran-plumber to learn the five things he wishes he would have known when he started his career.
13 Crazy Things Plumbers Have Discovered On the Job
Every plumber has their horror stories. Here's a collection of some of the more unique, nasty, and weird things plumbers have found on the job
5 Highest-Paying States for HVAC Contractors
Looking for HVAC jobs? These five states have the highest average HVAC expert salaries in the U.S.
Professor Works to Reduce Concrete Construction’s Carbon Footprint
Concrete production leads to a lot of greenhouse gas and a lot of heat. A professor in Texas is working to change that.
How to Build Good Subcontractor Relationships
Find out how build and maintain good relationships with your subcontractors.
Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints
New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.
3 Tips for Spray Foam Contractors
Check out these essential tips for spray foam technicians.
Check it Out: DEWALT Cordless Stud/Joist Drill
We tested out this drill designed for rough-in work. Read on to see how it stacked up.
What’s Wrong With This Picture?
There's a right way to do things, and then there's the wrong way. We've collected a bunch of examples of the wrong way and show some possible solutions.
Fire Blocking Basics
Fire blocking slows the vertical movement of flames, smoke and gases by sealing off spaces like stud cavities and soffits. Find out where you need it and how to install it.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Landscaper
We talked to a landscaping veteran to find out the five main things he wishes he would have known on his first day in the trade.
Mobile Marketing: A Guide to Truck and Trailer Decals
A detailed guide to fitting your vehicle with decals
CPT’s Trailer Safety Checklist and Tips
Hauling trailers can be dangerous, but for many people in the trades it is a daily necessity. Get a trailer safety checklist and tips here.
Pro Tip: How to Get Teflon Tape Into Tight Spaces
It can be difficult to roll out teflon tape in tight spaces. Learn a great way to get the job done here.
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