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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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5 Ways to Save Energy During Quarantine

Offset some of the extra energy expense you're accruing during the pandemic with these energy-conservation tips.


10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


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Top Tips for Starting a Fire in the Fireplace

Avoid any meeting of the minds during the holidays as you build a fire in a fireplace by getting it...


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17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home

Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing...

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How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantel for Thanksgiving

Make your home extra cozy this Thanksgiving. Here are our top tips for beautiful mantel decor.


Don’t Hang Anything on Your Walls Until You Read These 9 Tips

Even the most beautiful painting or photo will look out of place if it's not hung properly. These tips will...

How to Hang Pictures on Walls: 13 Hanging Hacks for Picture-Perfect Walls

Hanging stuff on your walls can be tedious frustrating, especially if it ends up crooked! These handy hacks will help...


Finish Nailer Tips

Get the most out of your pneumatic trim nailer.


20 Earth Conscious Home Ideas Through the Years

Have you heard of the Earthship?


Pro Tips for Planning Your Dream Garage

For most of us, a garage is a lot more than a place to park. We use it to build...

Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets

Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.


How to Build Window Cornices

Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought


Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...


12 Products Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

You're ready to add ultra violet—Pantone's Color of the Year—to your decor, but you're not ready to take the plunge...


How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers

These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.

Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude


How to Run Wire Through a Wall to Avoid Water Leaks

Tips for a trouble-free installation


Energy Savings: Seal Plumbing and Wiring Holes

A rubber plumbing boot seals holes in your siding


Save Money With Home Energy Audit

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


Garage Remodel Tips

Convert your drafty, dingy, spider-infested garage into a bright, comfortable work space