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...
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.
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...
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...
New Home Sales Dip in April Due to Cost Concerns
Housing affordability is becoming problematic as construction materials become more and more expensive.
Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule
A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?
Trade School Students Win Scholarships From The Home Depot
The Home Depot is giving a helping hand to the next generation of construction workers.
NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building
Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...
How Home Builders Are Working Around Record-High Lumber Prices
Rising lumber prices are forcing home builders to change the way they conduct business.
California Safety Chief Named New Head of OSHA
A new administration signals that changes are coming to OSHA.
The Home Depot Sponsors ‘Signing Day’ for Trade School Students
The home improvement center teams up with SkillsUSA to celebrate high school graduates entering careers in the trades.
5 Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Construction
Protect your hearing while you work with these noise-reducing headsets.
Construction Labor Shortage: Study Finds 430,000 Workers Needed
The construction industry is getting busier every day and needs to hire a lot more workers to keep up.
10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems
There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...
Crucial Differences Between Licensed & Unlicensed Contractors
Choosing an unlicensed contractor comes with legal liabilities for the homeowner.
Construction Industry Still Struggling With Skilled Labor Shortage
New analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows construction firms still have trouble finding and hiring skilled laborers...
5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades
Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...
National Worker’s Group Criticizes OSHA’s COVID-19 Safety Standards
The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health is not happy with how the federal government has handled worker safety...
Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study
Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.
Which Home Improvement and Maintenance Services Are the Most Popular?
Some of the survey results may surprise you.
Housing Starts End the Year at the Fastest Pace Since 2006
Home building activity surged at the end of the year, setting the stage for a busy 2021.