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What Employers Look for in Automotive Technicians
Do you have the skills and traits needed to get started or move up in the automotive industry?
ASTM, OSHA and ANSI: A Complete Guide to Safety Footwear
We streamlined the complex OSHA, ANSI and ASTM safety standards into one comprehensive, easy-to-read guide.
How to Choose Coveralls and Overalls
Coveralls or overalls: which do you need? Our experts cover their similarities and differences to help you pick the right style.
Welding 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Welding
We cover everything you need to know about welding, welding supplies and safety equipment in this comprehensive article.
Drill Bits Buyer’s Guide
There’s a seemingly endless variety of drill bits to choose from, so we narrowed it all down in this comprehensive guide.
Automotive Mechanic Tool Checklist
This printable PDF checklist covers all the essential tools and equipment every mechanic should have in their toolbox.
How to Pour Concrete in Hot Weather
In this guide, we outline the process for pouring concrete in hot weather to ensure it sets and cures correctly.
How to Choose the Right Subcontractor
We laid out everything you need to know about choosing the right subcontractor for your next project.
Why Automotive Technicians Need to Prepare for Electric Vehicles
With electric vehicles on the rise, we cover the ways in which classically trained automotive technicians should prepare.
How to Apply for an Apprenticeship
Thinking of getting into a skilled trade? We cover everything you need to know about applying for an apprenticeship.