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Jobsite Etiquette Tips for Subcontractors

Here are some great tips that will keep you and your subcontractors in your customer’s good graces.

Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


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9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again

Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.


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Stuff We Love: Trailer Upgrades

Our friends at Family Handyman created the Ultimate Camper and found some amazing products for this project. Here are three...


Tips and Tools for Achieving Better Painting Results

Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what equipment is durable and yields...

A Guide to Getting the Most From Your Air Compressor

Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most from your compressor, and and...


How to Build a Retaining Wall That Will Last

Retaining wall blocks are really heavy. You don't want to lift them twice. Learn how to build a rock solid...

Tidy Tips From a Picky Painter

You can tell a good paint job because the new wall paint is only on the wall. We asked a...


How to Build Good Subcontractor Relationships

Find out how build and maintain good relationships with your subcontractors.


Paver Patios That Will Save You Time and Effort

A simple system for installing flat and level pavers


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...