Sophia Bates, Author at Pro Construction Guide
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Sophia Bates


DeWalt Mobile Tool Storage System

This mobile tool storage system can take you from the workshop to the jobsite The DeWalt ToughSystem Product Family Storage Solutions offers a mobile tool storage system that can take you from the workshop to the jobsite. The DS130 Suitcase features organizational elements that include four deep, large-sized cups for storage of smaller tools and parts; […]


Milwaukee Wireless Jobsite Speaker

This wireless jobsite speaker is compatible with the M18 and M12 Systems, adding versatility for users Milwaukee Tool has introduced the M18/M12 Wireless Jobsite Speaker. The new speaker offers premium quality sound and jobsite durability, and is compatible with both the M18 and M12 Systems. This offers versatility for users on either system. The M18/M12 […]


Skilsaw Worm Drive Table Saw

A durable but lightweight worm drive table saw for quick and easy setup and transportation Built with worm drive gearing for maximum torque and power, the Skilsaw worm drive table saw features a Dual Field motor to increase cutting speed and keep the motor cool, extending the overall motor life. Large cuts can be managed more [...]

Construction Jobs in 2016

Thirty-two states added construction jobs in 2016 as a dearth of experienced workers kept contractors in many states from hiring as many employees as they would have preferred, says the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. Association officials add that the new Trump administration could help by including workforce development measures as part of its [...]

10 laser line levels worth a look

Leveling accuracy, range and overall ratings of laser lines levels fall off sharply below the $60 price point, according to a recent review of 10 models by The review evaluates accuracy, usability and projection capabilities of models from nine widely distributed brands available at for between $27 and $225. Click here  to read the [...]

Spring Cleaning Products for Contractors

The season to clean and revitalize is upon us. Check out this list of spring cleaning products for contractors to be sure you understand the benefits and abilities of each of those products. By Jennifer Morrell It’s springtime, and the urge to spruce up, clean out and otherwise rejuvenate is sure to hit. As a [...]

Measuring Wheel Innovations

A look at what drives innovation in the Pro tool industry By Jim Cook Standing still isn’t an option for any industry, as technological developments and changes in customer tastes make constant innovation a necessity. Check out these measuring wheel innovations and how you can use them. The measuring tool industry may not immediately strike you [...]

Construction Worker Classification on the Jobsite

You may not think the ‘W2 versus 1099’ decision is overly important. But when an accident occurs, the construction worker classification becomes the focus of OSHA and, ultimately, the employer and the injured employee. By Maureen Upchurch When ground breaks on a construction project, the first order of business is completion of the “standard” paperwork. [...]

Bosch Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser Level

A red line laser offers a razor-sharp line, visible up to 50 feet. Bosch introduces a next-generation laser level with the GLL 55 Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser. The GLL 55 is a red line laser that provides a razor-sharp line, visible up to 50 feet. This laser level projects vertical, horizontal and cross lines, independently or together, [...]

Industrial-strength gel drain cleaner

A gel drain cleaner safe for all disposals and pipes, including PVC, plastic, copper and old pipes Liquid-Plumr Industrial Strength is a powerful gel drain cleaner formulated to take on the toughest clogs. The thick gel cuts through standing water and attacks hair, gunk, grease and soap scum to eliminate stubborn blockages and leave drains free-flowing […]

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