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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Ally Childress, Journeyworker Electrician

    Electrician Ally Childress talks about working on a stadium, how to be inclusive and what's in her tool bag.

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    Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

    Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.

    The Lixada Blocklight Is a Small Flashlight with Lots of Power

    Let there be light with you everywhere you go with these super-compact and affordable Family Handyman approved flashlights.

    What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Woodworker’s Essential Tools

    A pro woodworker and carpenter shares a look at some of her favorite tools.

    What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Painter’s Most Essential Tools

    A pro painter shares a look inside her toolbox at her favorite painting tools.

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    Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

    DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Andrea Harris, Cement Mason

    FDNY's first female cement mason, Andrea Harris, talks about hard work, manicures and what's in her tool bucket.

    What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Plumber’s Most Essential Tools

    A long-time plumbing professional shares a look inside her toolbox.

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    Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

    This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.

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    We Tried the AccuBrush MX Paint Edger That Makes Cutting In a Breeze

    One of the many weekend projects on your to-do list happens to be painting a room, but it's so time-consuming...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Jenny McCarthy, Painter and Stud Hugger Inventor

    Painter and inventor Jenny McCarthy talks about community, Stud Huggers and what's in her tool bag.

    7 Reasons to Consider Going to Trade School

    Trade schools offer affordable education in dependable industries with classes to help you launch, retool or elevate your career.

    Lowe’s Introduces New Rewards Program for Pros

    Lowe's is launching a rewards program for their pro customers based on insights from the pros themselves.

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    Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts

    Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.

    Why Lumber Prices Are Soaring Again in 2022

    After normalizing in the second half of 2021, lumber prices are skyrocketing again. Here's why.

    Family Handyman Approved: Zircon HD900 MultiScanner

    An easy-to-use stud finder and scanner, ideal for all levels of DIYer.

    Why Smart Homes May Be Getting a Lot Smarter in 2022

    "Smart" devices can often seem more frustrating than revolutionary, but a new technology could soon change that.

    The Home Depot Launches New Credit Card for Pros

    A new credit card from The Home Depot offers exciting opportunities for pros.

    3 Reasons Why There Is an Appliance Shortage

    Appliances are in high demand and hard to find. Here's why.

    Road Conditions Might Be Worse Than Normal This Winter. Here’s Why.

    A shortage of snowplow drivers might make winter travel a bit more complicated this year.

    Plumber Discovers Megachurch Cash Stash

    You can find some crazy things once you start opening up walls.

    Snowstorm Traps People Inside IKEA Overnight

    Which major department store would you want to be stranded in?

    Skilled Labor Shortage Spurs Action From Construction Industry

    While careers in the trades can be lucrative and fulfilling, the construction industry is having a tough time finding people...

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    3 Reasons For The Global Computer Chip Shortage

    The current computer chip shortage is complicating manufacturing at a global level. Here's how we got here.

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    Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Construction

    Straw is a traditional building material, but today's building methods are relatively new. Discover how modern straw bale construction has...

    3 Reasons Why There is a Lumber Shortage

    Lumber supply in the United States is constricting heading into winter. Here's why.

    What Does It Mean To Buy a House ‘As Is’?

    If you're home shopping in a sellers' market, you might be tempted to buy a house as is. Here's what...

    Why You Should Check Out Lowe’s PROvember Sale

    Lowe's is handing out major discounts on pro tools and gear this November. Here's what you need to know.

    GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years

    Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.