Tips and Tricks

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

4 Reasons to Never Pull a Permit for a Homeowner

If you’re the contractor on a job for a homeowner, pulling permits will likely be part of the scope of services you’re being paid to provide. You’ll include the cost of the permits plus a fee to cover the time … Read 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.

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.

Can You Read Structural Drawings?

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

Tricks With Framing Square From “Classic Work”

Classic Work has a great channel here with lots of good stuff. Here are some tips and tricks on the framing square.