Put the hammer down: Your guide to nailers

Nailers, also called nail guns, whether pneumatic or cordless, are lighter in weight, easier to operate and more productive than ...

How to cut crown molding

Installing crown molding right starts with making the cut. Follow these expert tips on how to cut crown molding perfectly.

5 low-cost marketing strategies for your business

If you can invest some time, there are many free or low-cost marketing strategies to help build your business.

How to choose a paint sprayer

Choosing the right paint sprayer has more to do with pattern than power.

How to clean saw blades and router bits

Cut faster and safer with clean saw blades and bits.


How to replace a shower head and valve handle

How to replace a shower head and valve handle

The tile work is done and the bathroom renovation is almost complete but you have ...

How to install a split-jamb door

How to install a split-jamb door

Installation is a bit different than with prehung doors, but with a few tips you ...


Most saws include a miter fence to cut tiles and accent pieces at a 45-degree angle. But some trim pieces, such as listellos, require a taller fence to prevent tilting of the piece as it goes through the blade. You can use a scrap piece of
2x lumber cut at 45 degrees as a miter fence. The -inch height should provide plenty of stability.

Tools & supplies


Painting tips from a pro

Painting tips and recommendations from a successful pro.


It’s time to consider stainless steel fasteners

Using stainless steel fasteners reduces replacement costs and maintains the appearance and life of the ...



Electric safety for builders and remodelers

Electric work is a necessity on the jobsite. Following some basic rules can help keep ...


Workplace safety rules

For help creating your own Workplace Safety Rules, download a free sample at ProConstructionGuide.com under ...



Developing a business strategy that works

Successful contractor Sal Franco shares the business strategy that worked for him.


How to improve your local search engine ranking

Google often displays relevant businesses on a map and groups local search engine results below ...

Business forms

These forms will help you manage your business and keep track of your expenses, profits and taxes.