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

Learn How to Be a Star on Customer Review Websites in Home Improvement Industry

If you’re in the home services, trades or renovations business did you know that 88 per cent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations? We know that having a third party control your business reviews isn’t what … 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

Construction is dangerous work! Sometimes common sense isn’t that common!

For more information on Jobsite Safety, please visit This training videois designed to introduce the worker to common jobsite safety requirements and best practices.

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  

Do you work with rebar?

Learn how to set up rebar for a mat foundation, column or a footing. this video shows you step by step the names and different types of rebar members placed on a concrete column and a footing slab.

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.