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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...


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...


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?

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...


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?

When Will Wood Prices Go Down?

Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?


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.


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.


California Safety Chief Named New Head of OSHA

A new administration signals that changes are coming to OSHA.


Builder Confidence Holds Strong as 2022 Ends

2020 was a uniquely challenging yet busy year for the home building industry. Will that productivity continue into 2021?


Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...


Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge

Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.

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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...


New Safety Standards for Working in the Heat Coming From OSHA

Working in extreme heat poses a dangerous risk to workers in many industries. Here's how OSHA is working to minimize...


Home Builder Confidence Steadies After Three-Month Drop

A metric showing home builders' outlook on the housing market rose slightly heading into fall. Here's what you need to...