Another example of how creative problem-solving can put the biggest of jobs within the reach of a single carpenter (and his tractor).
A tape blade crack can be repaired in a flash with a rotary grinder or sheet metal snips.
Growing a living roof is a bad thing for asphalt shingles.
Scrape the bottom flat and tamp or vacuum out the loose soil.
Save yourself some digging by altering off-the-shelf footing forms to fit narrow holes.
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October 20, 2017
Designing a comprehensive construction contract is the best way to mitigate the risk to your construction business, protect yourself from legal disputes, and establish trust with your customers.
October 12, 2017
Put down that sledgehammer. A careful, methodical approach gets better results.
Protecting the rest of the house from the demolition is the goal; work backward from there.
Before you take the first swing, protect the rest of the house.
Organizing the mess protects the home and its occupants, and saves time and money
The goal is to remove the wall in big pieces, not smash it to bits.
A closer look at TechNotes from NAHB and Home Innovation Research Lab.
October 11, 2017
Visit Fine Homebuilding at Booth 424 and attend our Emerging Professionals Networking event.
October 3, 2017
Put away your chisels and screw together a jig from scrap wood to rout the cleanest mortises ever.
Using these two economic factors to price your work will help you not only keep profits in your business, but also increase the value of your services to your clients.
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