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Did You Know You Can Return Building Materials?

Clear up some clutter in your workshop and make a little money by returning those unused building materials.

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7 Marketing Resources for Small Construction Companies

You don't need a substantial marketing budget to increase sales. Learn how these free and low-cost resources can help your...


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What to Know About Building a House

There are different phases to building a house: planning, design, the actual build itself, as well as décor — all...


Tips for Working with Contractors on Your Home

Working with contractors can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Here are some tips on how to make the...


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Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types

What’s the best attic insulation? That depends on your definition of “best”. An expert home inspector goes through which attic...

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Most Common Homeowners Insurance Claims

Break-ins and theft account for six percent of insurance claims for Travelers Insurance. Find out the most common homeowners insurance...


Save Money With Home Energy Audit

Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it

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Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


10 Important Things to Consider when Buying a House

Buying a house is a big decision. Have you considered these items?


Why Houses are So Expensive to Build

Find out what's driving housing prices up and why so many people struggle to find affordable housing options.

5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations

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


20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...


Heat-Related Safety Guides

Check out these resources for making your construction site heat-stress free.


5 Essential Tips for Pro Carpenters

Five game-changing pro tips for carpenters who want to up their game and get more efficient on the jobsite.


Estimating Software Technology

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

STUDY: Do People Actually Want ‘Trendy’ Products in Their Homes?

There are tons of options for homebuilding products with trendy features like smart technology. But do people actually want them...


Protect Your Tools With These Jobsite Security Tips

Here are some great tips to keep thieves from stealing your expensive tools and equipment from the jobsite.


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,...


Electrical Questions Answered By An Electrical Inspector

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


Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...


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

Apprenticeships and internships both offer training for potential future jobs. But if your goal is a good, steady job afterward,...


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


New Company ‘RenoRun’ Delivers Materials Directly to Your Jobsite

RenoRun wants to bring you everything you need for a job directly to the jobsite.

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Werner Hosting Free Virtual Safety Trainings for Construction Workers

Educational videos and certification are being offered for free as part of a national safety initiative.


How to Protect a House During a Remodel

It's important during any remodeling project to safeguard the unaffected parts of the house from damage and filth. Here are...


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...


Job Site Clean-Up Tips

The job's not over until you've cleaned up your mess. Use these tips to limit the mess in the first...


9 Simple Tips for a Faster Wi-Fi Network

Spinning pinwheels and slow status bars got you down? Keeping current with the latest technology is usually the fix, but...


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...