Getting Started as an Insurance Adjuster
When a hurricane or other natural disaster strikes, CAT-adjusters go to work,...
A Punch List That Doesn't Knock You Out
Define the problems you will be responsible for and set clear procedures for final payment
In the News
EPA lead rules published; Arizona loses workers; California BA pushes green standards; more
A Tool Is Born
We often say the best ideas are born on jobsites by toolhounds looking for a...
Hal Look Knows What Tools You Need
We just love tools. Is that a problem?
Safety factor; willing workers; school days; starting a training program; insurance-work advice; setting the record straight in Arizona; more
Q&A: Exterior Ceilings
Q. Patio covers are standard features of nearly every home built in the Phoenix...
Manufactured fireplaces require no foundation or special framing, and most can be installed in a day. This article explains the available options and how to choose a high-quality product.
What's New in Exterior Doors
Fiberglass, composite, and a few new options have expanded the choices of entry doors beyond steel and wood.
Plastic trimboards, orbit sander, miter saw stand, thermostatic by-pass valve, universal socket, vinyl flooring, more