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The Basics of How To Install Tile With Careful Planning

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If you don’t know about Duane Craig’s blog, you should. Here is one of his latest posts; a very broad overview of how to install tile. It’s meant to help you understand the materials, tools and methods you use to install tile. It is not a definitive guide since different installations will require more specific instructions.

Read more: https://constructioninformer.com/install-tile-instructions/

Learn How to Be a Star on Customer Review Websites in Home Improvement Industry

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If you’re in the home services, trades or renovations business did you know that 88 per cent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations? We know that having a third party control your business reviews isn’t what anyone likes; especially when it comes to negative reviews. Want to learn more about how to shine?

https://www.freshbooks.com/blog/review-websites-home-improvement

Construction is dangerous work! Sometimes common sense isn’t that common!

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For more information on Jobsite Safety, please visit http://www.jobsitecompliance.com/

This training videois designed to introduce the worker to common jobsite safety requirements and best practices.

How To: Poor Man’s Carpenter Bench

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This this video on Poor Man’s Carpenter’s Bench they cut the final tenons for the bench legs.

More on this bench here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PptWUQ-p-jE

Starting Out? Tutorial On How To Read Plans Like A Pro

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This is part of  a FREE series of 4 videos (this being the 2nd) showing you how to read construction drawings like a pro. Learning how to read plans is a skill that is within your reach and this series of 4 free videos will show you how, step by step. You could know how to read house plans in less than an hour after watching all 4 of the videos.

Courtesy of http://beyourowncontractortraining.com/

How To: Stairs Without Stringers? Can It Be Done?

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The short answer; yes! Check out the Samurai Carpenter’s video and support his YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC06fO6LNH_AUgjbmqaZRV5Q

 

Do you work with rebar?

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Learn how to set up rebar for a mat foundation, column or a footing. this video shows you step by step the names and different types of rebar members placed on a concrete column and a footing slab.

Can You Read Structural Drawings?

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If somebody handed you structural drawings, could you read them? Here is a fantastic overview of the basics.