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Tried-and-True Leveling Tips From Pro Carpenters

Whether you’re just hanging a picture or building an entire house, getting things level is part of the project. Here, we'll share tips gathered through years in the trades that’ll help you get the job done quicker, easier or more accurately.

Electrical Questions Answered By An Electrical Inspector

Everything you wanted to know about breaker panels and more. A veteran electrical inspector answers your questions.


Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


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12 Things Homeowners Should Check in Winter

Be prepared this winter by keeping an eye on these things in your home.


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How To Clean Area Rugs Yourself

Learn how to properly clean area rugs yourself with this step-by-step guide.

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How to Check Your Windshield Wiper Fluid

Checking your windshield wiper fluid is not like checking your oil — it doesn’t have a dipstick. You simply fill...


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Apprenticeship vs. Internship: Have You Considered a Career in the Trades?

Apprenticeships and internships both offer training. But if your goal is a good, steady job afterward, an apprenticeship may be...

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How to Keep Mice and Other Pests Out of Your Home

How to keep out mice, squirrels, bats and other unwanted animals.


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Why You Shouldn’t Put a Soaked Phone In Rice (And What to Do Instead)

Before you concede to spending a load of cash on a brand-new phone, try one of these solutions that can...


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A Surprising Hack to Keep Mice Away For Good

Mousetraps aren't the only tactic for keeping mice away. This simple, natural remedy will help keep those furry little creatures...


5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations

Acquiring new clients is challenging. Try turning existing clients into repeat clients by managing their project expectations.

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100 Uncommon Uses for Common Household Items

Brace yourself for 100 aha! moments. These unique uses for everyday items are downright genius.


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How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...


How to Keep Snakes Away from Your Yard and House

Learn how to keep snakes away from your yard and home, and what to do if one slithers in anyway.


100 Organizing Hacks for Cheapskates

Why buy more stuff to organize your stuff?! With a little creativity and ingenuity, you can get your home in...

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19 Vinegar Cleaning Hacks That’ll Save You Money

Vinegar is a natural cleaning solution that yields numerous benefits in and around your home — and it's so cheap!


Never Get Stung Again! 6 Tips to Avoid Insect Bites and Stings

‘Tis the season of barbecues and bare feet. Unfortunately, it’s also the season of bug bites and bee stings. Be...


Small Workshop Storage Solutions

Tips for getting more storage space out of your small workshop.


Here’s How to Keep Ticks Out of Your Home

One expert predicts widespread tick activity this summer. Follow these tips to keep ticks out of your home.


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Expert Tips for Keeping Mosquitos Away This Summer

Summers are already long and hot, but they don't have to be itchy.


12 Tips for Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders

Let's be honest: There's no such thing as a squirrel-proof bird feeder. But you can at least take steps to...


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Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

Add a new circuit to your home's wiring


Amazing DIY Treehouse Ideas and Building Tips

Advice and tips for building, attaching and furnishing your home in the treetops. Learn how to build a treehouse from...

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Unbelievable Hacks for Keeping Mosquitoes Away For Good

Mosquitoes certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique...


16 Ways to Win the War Against Mosquitoes

Take back your summer nights and family get-togethers!


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How to Replace a Light Fixture

Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.


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The Experts’ Guide to Preventing Mold In Basements

Basement mold is a common problem that can cost thousands to remove. Avoid getting mold in the first place with...


10 Boat Organization Hacks for the Summer

It's boat season! Prepare your vessel for smooth sailing with these handy boat organizer hacks.


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What to Know About ADT Security Systems

Here's everything your need to know before choosing an ADT security system for your home.