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    How To Start an Airbnb Business

    Hosting your home on Airbnb can be lucrative, especially for DIYers. Here, real owners share insights about starting an Airbnb business.

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    8 Best Car Phone Mounts for 2023

    Car mounts allow safer phone use while driving, making it less risky for you, your passengers and those around you.

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    8 Innovative Products Coming To Construction In 2023

    The 2023 International Builders' Show did not disappoint. Here are the most noteworthy products coming to the building industry this...

    Save the Hassle And Your Trim with the Bucket Edge

    Homeowners and contractors rejoice! The Bucket Edge is here to give you the peace of mind you need while painting...

    The 7 Best Dust Collector Machines for Woodworking

    Dust collection is an important part of a clean and safe shop. We found the best dust collector systems on...

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    5 Energy Efficiency Innovations From the 2023 International Builders’ Show

    Energy efficiency and sustainability were major themes at IBS 2023. Here are some new construction products that do the job...

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    Sherwin-Williams CEO Forecasts Plummet in Paint Demand in 2023

    Sherwin-Williams is shifting its business model to brace for decreased paint demands.

    9 Award-Winning Products From the 2023 International Builders’ Show

    With IBS 2023 in the rearview, it's time to take a look at some of the best the trade show...

    Bundle Up: Best Clothes for Working Outside in Winter Weather

    Trying to find ways to stave off the shivers? With the best clothes for working outside in winter, you'll stay...

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    How to Install an Egress Window

    Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.

    The Eleven Percent: Meet Kelly Gannon, Contractor

    Kelly Gannon talks about the joy of working with her hands, the pitfalls of unequal pay and what it's like...

    The Eleven Percent: Soph Davenberry, Sheet Metal Worker

    Davenberry talks about building for a just future and the need for creative collaboration among trades.

    The Eleven Percent: Meet Kat Christie, Residential Handyperson

    Pro Handyperson Kat Christie talks about the joy of breathing new life into old things and how women are changing...

    If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For

    Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.

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    Rewiring a House: How To Hire a Pro

    Rewiring a house is a major undertaking. An electrical inspector offers tips on hiring the right pro for the...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Renee Wilson, Insulation Contractor/Owner

    A lifetime insulation enthusiast talks about today's trade challenges, including making an industry hidden behind walls sexy to the next...

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    Honda To Stop Manufacturing All Gas Powered Lawn Mowers

    Those red walk-behinds are going the way of the brontosaurus. What does that mean for your lawn care routine?

    The Eleven Percent: Meet Jessie Cannizzaro, Plumbing Contractor

    Her dream is to one day have woman plumbers on her team. Learn how Cannizzaro is trying to achieve that...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Becca Haggard, Roofing Contractor

    A reader told us about a fantastic roofer who's "changing the entire landscape" in Kentucky. Learn how @AGirlOnTheRoof got into...

    12 Winter Safety Tips for Outdoor Workers

    For many, the job can't stop when the snow starts falling. Prepare for winter weather now so you can work...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Belick Pha, Senior Construction Supervisor

    Action films inspired Belick Pha toward a dream career in construction, where she's gone from engineer to supervisor.

    What Is SPC Flooring and Should You Get It?

    SPC is a type of luxury vinyl flooring with a stone composite core. It's more stable and durable than a...

    10 Kitchen Color Trends That Are Hot Right Now

    Need a shot of color inspiration to fire up your kitchen? Here are our top picks.

    The Eleven Percent: Meet Lydia Crowder, Drywall Contractor

    Lydia Crowder has no regrets about choosing drywall over college. Here, @DrywallShorty discusses social media, the tradesworker shortage and more.

    5 Bluetti Power Stations and Solar Generators To Consider

    Bluetti is one of the top solar generator manufacturers around. Their innovative products meet the needs of campers, RVers, pros...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Thea Alvin, Stonemason

    Thea Alvin talks about being an imperfectionist, today's shifting workforce expectations and what's in her tool bag.

    The Best Work Socks for Heavy-Duty Use

    Steel-toed shoes and work boots can do a number on socks! We've rounded up the toughest, most comfortable work socks.

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    You Can Really Nail Trim Work and More with This Cordless Pin Nailer

    Easily the best battery-operated pin nailer I've ever used, this Family Handyman Approved tool will meet all your needs.