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Pro tips and techniques that will give you a helping hand in your daily life on the jobsite.

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Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types

What’s the best attic insulation? That depends on your definition of “best”. An expert home inspector goes through which attic insulation types work best in specific situations.

Save Money With Home Energy Audit

Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it


20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.


How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing

A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.

A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls

A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...