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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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Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.

Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


Must-Know Pro Tips and Tools for Measuring and Marking

A collection of tips and tools for all the different kinds of measuring and marking that happen on the job.


13 Ways Master Woodworkers Use Wood Clamps

Pro woodworkers share their best tips and tricks for clamping wood, whether you are on the worksite or in the...


Secrets of the Sawhorse: 7 Tips and Tricks

A folding metal sawhorse is every tradesman’s best buddy. They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and easy to store. Here are some helpful...

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...


Genius Reciprocating Saw Pro Tips That Will Save You Time and Money

A reciprocating saw is a powerful, versatile tool. We’ll show you a few tricks to help you get more out...

7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


Cordless Circular Saw Buying Guide

Find out which circular saw is best suited for you.


How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw

Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He explains how to get...

A Guide to Getting the Most From Your Air Compressor

Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most from your compressor, and and...


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


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29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!


Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide

Our pro taper shares his three-day, step-by-step taping routine. He gave us some great tips that will help you end...


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Wood Finishes That are Food Safe

Choosing the correct finish is always a tough job, and when it comes to food safe finishes, that decision can...

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Why You Should Chalk Your Metal Files

This will keep your files from clogging when working with nonferrous metals.


How to Properly Take Care of Lithium Ion Batteries

Follow these battery care tips to make your lithium ion batteries last longer.


Clamping and Gluing Tips and Tricks

Health gurus say to "treat your body like a temple". Well, here at Construction Pro Tips we have a similar...


Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...