Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
Push Sticks Prevent Impalement
You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a small push stick. Learn how...
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
Drywall Anchors: Weight Tested
Can drywall anchors really be trusted to bear their rated weight? We conducted a HomeLAB test to find out.
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling
Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.
Plaster and Lath Tear-Off Tips
Gary Wentz is a carpenter and the Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman. He claims to have torn out more than...
11 Tips on How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling Faster and Easier
Popcorn ceilings were all the rage back in the '60s and '70s. Applying the texture to drywall and plaster ceilings...
How to Use a Spiral Saw on Drywall
Faster, neater cuts around electrical boxes and ceiling fixtures.
Master the Basics of Drywall: How to Cut Drywall
Learn about the five simple tools and basic techniques you need to successfully cut drywall.
The Dos and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel
A bathroom remodel can be a stressful endeavor, whether it's a DIY job or you hire a professional. However, when...
This is the Difference Between Mesh and Paper Drywall Tape
This is the differences between mesh and paper drywall tape.
Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide
Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot...
Could You Have Made it in Construction With These Tools From 1951?
A collection of ads for tools that were, at some point, on the cutting edge of technology. Things have changed...
What to Do with Leftover Drywall
15 million pounds of drywall is produced in the U.S. every year. Most of it goes on walls, but around...