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Tips and advice from experienced contractors working in the field.
Remove Wallpaper Without Losing Your Mind
In this video, Chris, "The Idaho Painter," explains his method for removing wallpaper without losing...
Build A Beautiful Three-Piece Crown Molding
Learn the entire process that goes into a three-piece crown molding build-up
The Right Way to Cut Crown Molding
An experienced pro explains how to cut crown molding
Circular Saw Pro Tips (VIDEO)
Check out these excellent circular saw tips from a long-time carpenter and all-around craftsman.
How To Cut Around Electrical Boxes
There are a few ways to cut electrical boxes out of drywall. In this video...
Kerdi Membrane Installation Made Simple (VIDEO)
Find out from a long-time renovation pro the proper way to install the best waterproofing...
Square vs. Round Concrete Stakes
Square or Round Concrete Stakes?
Tips For Tight Miters And Coped Joints
Learn from the pros how to create super tight miters.
Stop Leaks and Prevent Callbacks With PROSOCO’s R-Guard System (VIDEO)
In this video Matt Risinger talks to a PROSOCO representative about their R-Guard System, a...
“The Framing Hammer Hall of Fame” (VIDEO)
A great hammer buying guide from a man who knows about hammers.
PRO TIP: Simple Drawer Pull Layout (VIDEO)
With a little math and a little razzle dazzle, you will be able to center...
Why are Uponor Radiant Heat Manifolds Better?
Find out why Uponor EP Radiant Heat Manifolds are more cost-effective than other competing manifolds...
Essential Marking And Cutting Tips
Find out which marking tools the Essential Craftsman prizes most.
How To Install a Frost-Proof Exterior Hydrant
Frost-proof exterior faucets are the best solution for houses in cold climate regions.
Avoid Blisters In Tape-Coat
Avoid blisters in drywall tape with these tips
A Guide to Drywall Jargon and Terminology
Drywall definitions 101.
How To Install a Window (VIDEO)
A step-by-step video guide to installing a Marvin Window
An Unbiased Video Review of the “Fluxuator”
In this video Julio from Got2Learn shares his honest opinion of the Fluxuator, a...
Window Installation: The Right Way
A comprehensive guide to window installation from a Marvin Windows expert
Three Ladder Safety Pro Tips
According to the CDC, 47% of fatal falls that have occurred in the last decade have...
PEX, CPVC, Copper… What’s the Difference?
On this edition of the Build Show, Matt Risinger shares the positives and negatives of...
Differences Between PEX Connections
Another PEX post? You know it! In this video Emily from SupplyHouse.com talks about...
The best place to buy windows and doors
The problem with big box store windows and doors Do you install windows and doors...
Create a Cut-Lid
In this video Chris Berry, the Idaho Painter, shares some advice on how cutting a...
Win The Battle With Overspray
Cut-in Tips From Painting Pros
In this video "the Idaho Painter" himself, Chris Berry, demonstrates five ceiling cut in tips...
Eliminate Lint Headaches With This Painting Tip
In this video, Chris "the Idaho Painter" Berry and Journeyman John give their "two-minute tip"...
Best Ways to Remove Buried Base
Trim removal is an under-appreciated art. In this video Richard McMurray demonstrates the best ways...
Square D Qwik Grip / Fastest, Cleanest, Easiest Install On The Planet!
Square D makes knockouts a thing of the past
Circular Saw Tips and Tricks
Learn circular saw basics from a carpentry expert
How to build a panel-molding frame
Assembling a panel-molding frame in place can be done, but Richard prefers to assemble frames...
Make Your Own Barnwood in Nine Steps