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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
How To Fabricate Sheet Metal (VIDEO)
The Build Show tours a sheet-metal factory in Texas and shares what they learned
Best Tools For Coffered Ceilings and Crown Molding (VIDEO)
A look into the process behind creating coffered ceilings and crown molding
Remodel Demolition: 4 Steps To Do It Right (VIDEO)
Four tips on how to do demolition right.
What is concrete?
Ever wonder what concrete is really made of? Read this and find out.
Generational Differences In the Workplace
From Baby Boomers to Gen Y'ers, a contentious mix of generations can create job-site tensions –...
Working With Round Duct Pipe
We talked to a long-time, expert "tin-bender" to learn the best methods and tips for...
The Truth Behind ICF Waterproofing (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger shows us a terrific way to waterproof an insulated concrete form foundation.
How To Build A Garage (VIDEO)
Time lapse footage of a detached garage being built
10 Common Plumbing Mistakes Everyone Makes
A plumber shares what he finds are the most common mistakes novice plumbers make
What Pros Should Know About The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van (VIDEO)
A review of the Mercedes Benz 2019 Sprinter Van
A Good Way to Cut Plastic Laminate
My favorite method for cutting plastic laminate to size is the table saw with a...
T-Bar Assembly Lifts
Ever wonder what makes a woodworker tick? Here’s Ken Collier’s tip on T-bar...
How to Create Thick Stock
Great tips for gluing boards together to create thicker stock
Low-Tech Dado Cuts
Sometimes it's not worth the time to change to a dado blade for a cut....
Born and Bred in the USA
Many American companies were created by innovative individuals just wanting to solve a problem. Check...
Confounded by Co-ax?
There's more to installing co-ax cable than drilling a hole and pulling a wire. Learn...
Install Perfect Window Trim
Long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim
Expert’s Guide to Ceiling Painting
An expert's guide to painting ceilings
Tie A Mason Line Knot
Learn the easiest way to tie a mason line knot
Whole House Surge Protector
Is having your whole home covered by a single surge protector worth it? Find out...
Kitchen Countertop Outlets
How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the...
Electrical Panel Labels
Does every breaker in an electrical panel need to be labled? Find out the answer...
The Coolest Windows Matt Risinger Has Ever Put In A House (VIDEO)
This remodel has some incredible windows!
Five Tips For Building A Durable Deck (VIDEO)
Five deck-building tips for a veteran pro
Top Five Dumbest Building Products
Watch this video to find out what Matt Risinger thinks are the five dumbest products...
How To Cut Foam Without Making A Mess
Learn how to use a jigsaw to cut through foam without tearing up the foam and creating a giant mess
12 Ideas for Lighting A Deck
Impress homeowners and make your handiwork "pop" with these great tips for lighting decks.
Toolipedia: Everything you ever wanted to know about marking chalk.
How To Use A Chalk Line
Tips for making accurate, straight lines using a chalk line.
Pour a Perfect Concrete Slab
A long-time pro shares some terrific tips on how to pour a concrete driveway slab...
Working with Liquid Flashing
Liquid flashing has been showing up on more jobsites around the nation. That’s because...
Set Roof Trusses The Right Way
We visited a truss plant and asked about the most common mistakes framers make when...