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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Do What Ya Gotta Do Vol. 1
Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do to get the job done. Here are a bunch of examples of pros who made the best of a less than ideal situation.
Working In The Cold
Here are a few tips that the Minnesota-based CPT crew has picked that will help you stay warm and productive when mercury starts to plummet.
Hang A Double Door
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great trim carpentry tips to get you from hack to pro.
Discover How Radius Trim Is Made
Build A Welding Table (VIDEO)
Watch this video to learn how to build a welding table
All of the Options for Deck Fasteners
Has it been a while since you built your last deck? Did you fasten the wooden deck boards with nails or Phillips-head screws? Well, things have changed.
Safety Glasses Abuse Test
Clamping and Gluing Tips and Tricks
Health gurus say to "treat your body like a temple". Well, here at Construction Pro Tips we have a similar philosophy regarding workshops. A pro's workshop should be his holy place, a place to think...
Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop
In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means you can easily move them out of your way to create more space.
Get Yourself out of Prickly Plumbing Predicaments
Even pro plumbers run into unforeseen problems on the job. Veteran plumber Les Zell shares the cool tools and tips he uses to get out of those inevitable jams.
Install Mosaic Tile
In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small (usually 2 in. or less), mounted on sheets and often made of glass, mosaic tiles...
Tackle Tricky Plumbing Problems
Check out these great solutions to plumbing problems that were not what they seemed.
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