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Wet Weather is Coming. Some Simple Considerations for your Next Dumpster Rental

Contractor Talk has a quick article with some helpful tips around dumpster rentals. Illegal Dumping Location and Positioning Accesibility Weather Details here ServicePair PRO for just $0.99

The Basics of How To Install Tile With Careful Planning

If you don’t know about Duane Craig’s blog, you should. Here is one of his latest posts; a very broad overview of how to install tile. It’s meant to help you understand the materials, tools and methods you use to install … Read More

Reading an electrical drawing starts here Reading an electrical drawing starts ‘here’….do you know where ‘here’ is? Do you know how to read an electrical drawing? Do you know what a set of plans is? Do you even know how to read an electrical drawing … Read MoreRead More

How To: Poor Man’s Carpenter Bench

This this video on Poor Man’s Carpenter’s Bench they cut the final tenons for the bench legs. More on this bench here:

Starting Out? Tutorial On How To Read Plans Like A Pro

This is part of  a FREE series of 4 videos (this being the 2nd) showing you how to read construction drawings like a pro. Learning how to read plans is a skill that is within your reach and this series … Read More

How To: Stairs Without Stringers? Can It Be Done?

The short answer; yes! Check out the Samurai Carpenter’s video and support his YouTube channel  

How To: Calculating Hourly Rates for a Contractor or Small Business

Are you just starting out in your business? If you need a simple way to come up with an hourly rate for a contractor or small business owner watch this video. [(hourly rate) + (direct expenses) + indirect expenses)] / … Read More

How To: Concrete Slab Pour

Tradecraft is always my favorite thing so learn. Watching concrete dry isnt exciting but seeing how to pour correctly is!

Can You Read Structural Drawings?

If somebody handed you structural drawings, could you read them? Here is a fantastic overview of the basics.

It’s The Weekend: Building A Shed By Yourself

Look at this! Somebody gave us a great overview of how to build a shed!