BNP Media, parent company of Snips, has joined with TV personality Mike Rowe to provide blogs to his website , which promotes skilled trades careers.

In addition to being a television commercial pitchman, Rowe has been an “apprentice” at 300 worksites as part of his work on cable TV’s “Dirty Jobs.”

The TradesHub website includes hundreds of blogs and articles aimed at helping workers become more proficient at their jobs. Blog authors supplied by BNP include experts in HVAC, plumbing and construction.

This is Rowe’s second construction-related website. In 2008, he launched, which has news and a community forum for trades workers.