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.
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.
Why Lumber Prices Are Soaring Again in 2022
After normalizing in the second half of 2021, lumber prices are skyrocketing again. Here's why.
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.
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.
Registration Now Open for the 2022 International Builders’ Show
The popular industry event is back in person in 2022.
The Home Depot Partners With Buildertrend to Serve Pro Contractor Customers
The Home Depot teams up with one of the world's leading construction management programs.
White House Unveils Plan to Increase Affordable Housing
The U.S. needs more affordable housing. Here's how the current administration plans to get the country where it needs to...
The Home Depot to Sell Tools That Only Work if Activated
The home improvement super store is launching a plan to sell power tools that will only work once activated at...
SBA Launches Streamlined PPP Loan Forgiveness Program
Small businesses who took out PPP loans during the pandemic have a little bit of help on the way.
Subcontractor Financing Service Nabs $30 Million in Funding
Billd is a potentially revolutionary financing system for commercial subcontractors that has seen tremendous growth over the last three years....
Did You Know You Can Return Building Materials?
Clear up some clutter in your workshop and make a little money by returning those unused building materials.
White House Holds Summit On Housing Industry Supply Chain Issues
As supply chain constraints continue to limit home building, industry leaders met with government officials to plan a course of...
12 Things You Should Always Ask a Contractor Before Building a House
The idea of building a new home is exciting. However, if you don't ask your contractor the right questions prior...
Construction Employment Numbers Continue to Slide in June
The construction industry is having a hard time generating consistent job growth. How long will these labor woes last?
What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build
Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...
New Home Sales Fall Short of Forecasts in May
The housing market cooled off a little in May, but a busy and (complicated) summer looms for the home building...
12 Silent Signs Your House Has Foundation Problems
Cracks, gaps and more can be serious signs of foundation issues with your home.
Lumber Prices Down Nearly 40 Percent From May Peak
The price of lumber has been dropping all throughout June. But how long will this trend last?
Construction Employment Slips By 20,000 Jobs in May
The construction industry is spinning its wheels as material shortages continue causing non-residential construction to sputter.
Construction Training Program for Girl Scouts Launches This Fall
Only 11 percent of construction workers in 2020 were women. The Home Depot Foundation and the Girl Scouts of the...
When Will Wood Prices Go Down?
Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?
7 Marketing Resources for Small Construction Companies
You don't need a substantial marketing budget to increase sales. Learn how these free and low-cost resources can help your...
Building Material Costs Climb to Record Highs
The cost of construction materials is up across the board, putting a unique strain on homebuilders across the country.
Trade School Students Win Scholarships From The Home Depot
The Home Depot is giving a helping hand to the next generation of construction workers.
Remodeling Industry Celebrates National Home Remodeling Month
As the home improvement craze continues to sweep across the U.S., a leading industry group shares resources and tips all...
Austrian Startup Unveils Multitasking Construction Robot
A new construction robot is in development that can handle a bunch of jobsite tasks ... and it can climb...
Lowe’s Revamps In-Store Shopping Experience for Pros
Lowe's is changing things up in its stores to create a smooth, consistent shopping experience for construction professionals.