Need help communicating with Spanish-speaking workers? A new pocket-sized book, English/Spanish For Painters & Contractors, offers translations of commonly used construction terminology, such as the names of tools and materials and words used to give directions and instructions at the jobsite. The book covers safety terms, too, and common office communication language, including phrases from driver's licenses and application forms.

You can order the dictionary by visiting or calling (800) 822-4566. The book is also available at home improvement centers and major paint retailers. It's published by Made E-Z Products and has a suggested retail price of $6.99.