Electrical Questions Answered By An Electrical Inspector
Everything you wanted to know about breaker panels and more. A veteran electrical inspector answers your questions.
Home Improvement Spending Expected to Surge
A recent Harvard study brings good news for contractors: Business will be booming again in 2021. Here's why.
Which Home Improvement Projects Are Most Popular in 2021?
Good news, contractors: Home improvement spending is expected to rise in 2021, and the majority of home owners are planning...
9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes
Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...
Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1986: New Building Techniques for Remodelers
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some of our favorite articles from the past. Check out these home-building...
Vintage Family Handyman from 1983: Housing Shapes To Come
What types of housing were available in 1983? In honor of our 70th anniversary, Family Handyman looked at some old...
Deals We Love: Hammer Drill and Impact Driver Combo
Some of the biggest names in power tools partnered with The Home Depot for a month of savings.
Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...
Why Houses are So Expensive to Build
Find out what's driving housing prices up and why so many people struggle to find affordable housing options.
It’s Construction Safety Week. Here’s Everything You Need to Know
This week's safety initiatives provide access to training resources and educational materials for employers and employees. Learn more here.
Home Builders Association Meets With National Economic Council Over Lumber Prices
High lumber prices are stifling the construction industry. Will the federal government step in to help?
5 Toughest Laptops for Construction Pros
The laptops on this list are a far cry from most ultra-light, ultra-thin modern machines ... and that's a good...
Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’
The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...
Nonprofit Helps Girls Build the World They Want to See
Girls Garage is the manifestation of Emily Pilloton's mission to 'inspire a community of fearless builder girls everywhere.'
Construction Employment Falls in 26 States from June to July
COVID-19 continues to slow the construction industry, limiting sustained growth.
Home Builder Confidence in Housing Market Hits All-Time High
Home builders are getting increasingly optimistic about the housing market following months of historic demand.
Study: COVID-19 Protocols Hamper Productivity
The study dives into exactly how coronavirus mitigation is impacting productivity and takes a look at some potential long-term effects.
July Housing Surges for Third Month in a Row
The housing industry is getting back to work following hard times earlier in the year. But will it last?
Construction Employment Gains Buoyed by Residential Growth
Construction job growth slowed dramatically in July.
June Sees Highest Levels of New Home Sales Since Great Recession
New homes are being purchased at the highest levels in years. Can home builders keep up with the demand?
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
Construction Employment Rise May Not Last, Warns Contractors Association
Government data shows construction jobs are on the rise across the country, but there's a chance that growth has already...
Construction Spending Shrinks for Third Consecutive Month
How can the construction industry rebound following a rough start to 2020? Learn more here.
OSHA Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines for Construction Workers
Can construction workers safely resume work while risking exposure to COVID-19? OSHA has some ideas.