The 7 Best Dust Collector Machines for Woodworking
Dust collection is an important part of a clean and safe shop. We found the best dust collector systems on the market.
How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For
Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.
Remodel Your Kitchen with a Custom Range Hood Kit That’s Easy to DIY
If you're looking for a creative focal point in your upcoming kitchen remodel, try building your own range hood with...
The Headlamp I Never Knew I Needed
This top-notch Fenix HM65r headlamp showed me the light when I thought my old headlamp was fine.
The Eleven Percent: Meet Mary Kehl, Handyman Apprentice and Medic
Mary Kehl talks about switching careers later in life, building a house and what's in her tool bag.
The Eleven Percent: Meet Melinde Madsen, Production Carpenter
Melinde Madsen talks about learning new skills, matching tools with her body type and what's in her tool bag.
We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver
Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips? Us, too. That's why we tried this...
Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade
If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...
The Best Portable Air Compressors of 2023
Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.
Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
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.
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...
Lumber Prices Are Down, So Why Are Homes Still Less Affordable?
Lumber prices have dropped, but homes are still prohibitively expensive. Here's why.
More US Homeowners Choosing Home Improvement Over Moving
Looking to make some major changes in your home? According to a recent survey, you're not alone.
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?
Lumber Prices See Largest Monthly Price Drop in History
After skyrocketing all spring, lumber prices fell back to Earth in June. Here's a look at what's happening and when...
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?
OSHA Makes Key Change to COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting
OSHA is relaxing the record-keeping requirements around vaccination side effects. Here's how the rule change affects employers.
New Home Sales Dip in April Due to Cost Concerns
Housing affordability is becoming problematic as construction materials become more and more expensive.
Construction Production Drops as Material Costs Surge
Building homes is steadily getting more expensive, complicating matters for homebuilders and home buyers alike.
The Home Depot Launches $250,000 Trade School Scholarship Program
Interested in going to school to learn a skilled trade? The Home Depot wants to help you with that.
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.
How to DIY Laundry Room Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.