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50 Wildest Home Designs You’ve Got to See to Believe

Can you imagine living in one of these wild homes?

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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...


Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Although relatively similar, there are some key differences between the Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot that might influence your...


How Do Motorcycle Brakes Work?

Knowing how your motorcycle brakes work helps you become a better driver. Here's what happens on your bike when you...


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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 Increase Home Value Instantly

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


Stuff We Love: 7 Essentials You Should Always Have in Your Truck

You'll reach for these time and time again!

How To Turn Your Truck Into An Inverter Generator (VIDEO)

Watch this video to learn one pro's solution to the portable power problem.


Installing a Lighted Truck Box Was Remarkably Easy

One of our editors took a crack at installing a Weather Guard lighted truck box. It went smoother than you...


Fall Workwear You’ll Reach For All Season Long

As the weather turns crisp, invest in smartly designed workwear that will see you through this season and many more.


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Stuff We Love: Truck Accessories

A well-organized truck is essential for productivity on the job site. Get these truck accessories and you'll waste less time...

Which Construction Jobs Are the Hardest?

While home improvement shows make work look easy, CraftJack's recent survey reveals what contractors and consumers consider to be the...


From the Pros: Best Tool Storage and Transport Ideas

Pros reveal their favorite tried-and-true ways to haul and store tools. Check out these ingenious solutions and see which ones...


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.


Kitchen Countertop Outlets 

How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the answer.

Essential Gear For Your Truck and Trailer

We talked to construction pros to find out what tools and gear they always keep stored in their truck.


12 Cool Truck Accessories That Will Make Your Old Truck Smarter

These 12 truck accessories help you play catch-up with the latest, high-priced pickup trucks. Some are high-tech smart, some are...


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...


Pros and Cons of Various Tile Backers

Learn the pros and cons of various tile substrate products so you know which to pick for your next project.


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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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,...


5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations

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


OSHA Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines for Construction Workers

Can construction workers safely resume work while risking exposure to COVID-19? OSHA has some ideas.

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Will Skilled Labor Be in Worse Shape in 2 Years? Here’s What Pros Think

Construction professionals answered a survey to give their thoughts on the future of skilled labor in the industry. Here are...


Builder Confidence Drops to Historic Low Amid Pandemic Concerns

A major home-building index suffered its worst drop since 1985.


Construction Jobsite Thefts Increasing During Pandemic

Construction job sites full of valuable equipment and tools have been shut down and abandoned in the wake of the...


Michigan State Wins Student Builders Competition (Again)

This year's student builder's competition saw a repeat winner for the first time since 2005.


One Major Way the Coronavirus is Affecting Construction

The coronavirus has found a way to make an impact on the construction industry in the U.S., but maybe not...


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...