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House Votes to Extend PPP Loan Application Deadline to May 31

The Paycheck Protection Program has run its course after providing well over half a trillion dollars in loans to small businesses across the U.S.

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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...


How Zillow Is Changing The Housing Market

Is Zillow becoming a one-stop shop in the housing market? That appears to be its goal.


Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best

Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


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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...

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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.'


A First-Person Account of How the Pandemic is Affecting Construction Workers

The rapid spread of COVID-19 forced the construction industry to adapt. One roofer describes how the lives of he and...

7 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Remodeling Company

We talked to the CEO of a remodeling company to learn what it takes to be successful in a competitive...