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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.

Residential Construction Employment Fully Recovers from Pandemic Losses

After a year of economic uncertainty, residential construction employment levels have climbed back to where they were pre-pandemic. But will...


Makita Pushes Cordless Power Forward With New Battery Platform

The XGT System could be the next step in eliminating cords from the job site.


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.


Lowe’s Unveils New ‘Flex’ Power Tools for Pros

Lowe's latest battery platform promises powerful, fast tools for pros.

PPP Loan Application Deadline Extended to May 31

The PPP Extension Act of 2021 is now official, giving small businesses across the U.S. more time to secure much-needed...


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What to Know About Virtual Interior Designers

If you need a little help redecorating your home, online design companies can lend a hand — without breaking your...

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The Healthy Way to Handle Home Repair Providers

Here are seven expert-recommended ways to keep everyone safe and healthy when hosting a home repair contractor.


The Incredibly Bland Presidential Homes

Some presidents like the simpleness of a home following their presidency, check out some of the blandest presidential homes.


What Houses Used to Look Like 100 Years Ago

Fashion is cyclical, but some things in homes never go out of style.


50 Wildest Home Designs You’ve Got to See to Believe

Can you imagine living in one of these wild homes?

13 Airbnb Horror Stories That’ll Make You Think Twice

Think you might want to become an Airbnb host? Or, maybe you're just using their services while traveling. Whether you're...


14 Incredible Ice and Snow Sculptures

One of the most enjoyable aspects of cold weather is the ability to play in the snow. Whatever your age,...


New Home Sales Hit 13-Year High Mark in July

New home sales continued to climb in the peak of summer, leading to one of the best months for home...


11 Insane Homeowner Association Horror Stories

Who knew battling a homeowners association could mean having to go to court?


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Will a Pool Add Value to Your Home? Experts Weigh In

A pool’s impact on your property value depends on these variables.

Honda Launches Bluetooth App for Generators

The app gives users more control over their generators and deeper insight into how they operate.


Construction Officials Critical of Virginia’s New Emergency Safety Standards

Last week, Virginia became the first state to enforce a set of new safety standards in response to rising risks...


Most Expensive Homes in Each State

Find out which home is the most expensive in your state. Here's a list of the most expensive homes on...


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Are Starter Homes Making a Comeback?

Maybe. It's unclear whether Millennials will embrace modest starter houses the way generations of first-time home buyers did before them....


10 Fun American Flag Facts

Brush up on your flag knowledge with these fun American flag facts and historical notes.


51 Tiny Houses That Actually Float

If you've ever wanted to take tiny-house living for a test drive, reserve one of these unique Airbnb homes for...


10 Home Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask But Were Too Afraid

Don't worry, you aren't the only homeowner with these questions.


What’s the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace

What's the difference between a castle and a palace?

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Where Does Your Property Line Start?

Have you ever wondered where your property line starts? Learn the different ways a property line is determined, and how...


50 Extremely Remote Castles

If you've ever felt like getting away for a while we've got a list of places where you'll feel like...


Why the Direction Your Home Faces Matters

You might not think about it when you're looking at houses, but you'll notice that the direction your home faces...


20 Reasons Why It Might Be Time for You to Move

There's no decision quite like the choice to move to a different home, whether you're staying in the same area...


HGTV’s Ben and Erin Napier on the 9 Renovating Mistakes They’ll Never Make Again

The hosts of HGTV's Home Town renovated their home when they were newlyweds. Since then, they've made renovation dreams come...


What in the World is a Barndominium?

If you're looking for a home with plenty of room, space to work and get dirty, perhaps it's time to...