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 http://www.contractortalk.com/articles/2017/10/considerations-for-your-next-job-site-dumpster-rental/ 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 http://www.jobsitecompliance.com/ 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 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC06fO6LNH_AUgjbmqaZRV5Q  

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.