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How to tile a shower wall

To transform a shower from dull to dramatic, tile a shower wall.

Add welding to your list of skills

Welding is dangerous so be sure you follow all safety requirements precisely.

6 repairs with construction adhesives and sealant

With so many types of construction adhesives and sealant available, they have more uses than you might think.

How to install recessed lighting in a kitchen

Upgrade dated fluorescent tubes and provide a dramatic new look for your clients with recessed lighting. Here's how to install ...

How to repair mortar joints

Left unrepaired, damaged mortar joints continue to deteriorate and will ultimately result in failure of the entire wall. Here’s how ...

How to

Building a stucco wall

Building a stucco wall

A stucco wall can be built over a standard wood frame wall in a three-coat ...

Replace a window channel in 6 easy steps

Replace a window channel in 6 easy steps

How to replace a window channel and turn drafty old windows into tight, smoothly operating ...


Masonry joints that face upward (also called “sky” joints) which you may end at exterior window sill details should not be repointed. These joints experience more expansion and contraction, and are typically caulked, rather than filled with mortar. Standard mortar will not provide adequate leak protection.

Tools & supplies

2014 Ram 1500

2014 RAM 1500, 2500, 3500 pickups

The 2014 RAM 1500’s exclusive 8-speed transmission features a rotary e-shift dial to replace the ...

2015 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2500HD, 3500HD

The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck is targeted at the professional and was introduced ...


Confined space hazards

Safety alert: Confined space hazards

Know the requirements and dangers before you work in confined spaces.

Confined space hazards

New OSHA rule on confined space hazards

A new OSHA rule to protect employees from exposure to confined space hazards in the ...


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Marketing for success

HACIA has been invaluable in the marketing it provides,” says Jiménez.

Arrendar o comprar equipo

Making the decision to lease vs buy equipment

From office equipment to pickups and loaders, the decision to lease vs buy can be ...

Business forms

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