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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...
One Major Way the Coronavirus is Affecting Construction
The coronavirus has found a way to make an impact on the construction industry in the U.S., but maybe not...
National Association of Home Builders Publishes Guide to Common Residential Code Questions
The new field guide serves as a portable resource, answering questions for contractors on the jobsite.
Home Improvement Spending Expected to Surge
A recent Harvard study brings good news for contractors: Business will be booming again in 2021. Here's why.
Builder Confidence Holds Strong as 2020 Ends
2020 was a uniquely challenging yet busy year for the home building industry. Will that productivity continue into 2021?
Home Builder Confidence Index Surges to Another Record High in November
Builder optimism is skyrocketing heading into the end of the year.
Home Depot to Give Employees Permanent Pay Raise
This has been a particularly rewarding year for The Home Depot thanks to fervent public interest in home improvement and...
Hilti Develops Autonomous Construction Robot
Hilti is bringing even more tech to the jobsite with their latest semi-autonomous robot.
Summer Home Buying Surge Slows in September
New home sales in September dropped for the first time in months. Is this a sign of further declines to...
SURVEY: Contractors Concerned With Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
COVID-19 isn't going away soon, leaving contractors to figure out how to work through.
Construction Officials Call For Nationwide Vaccination Distribution Plan
A COVID-19 vaccine is coming, eventually. Construction officials want the government to have a plan when it does.
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...
Young Professionals Week for Home Builders Starts Oct. 12
The week will include webinars and other events showcasing life as a young professional in the home building industry.
New Company ‘RenoRun’ Delivers Materials Directly to Your Jobsite
RenoRun wants to bring you everything you need for a job directly to the jobsite.
DOL Proposes Rule to Clarify the Definition of an Independent Contractor
Independent contractor or employee? The U.S. Department of Labor wants to simplify that question.
Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time High Despite Lumber Price Concerns
Home builders across the United States are feeling good about the current state of the housing market. But could lumber...
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
Home Builders Association Meets With National Economic Council Over Lumber Prices
High lumber prices are stifling the construction industry. Will the federal government step in to help?
Study: COVID-19 Protocols Hamper Productivity
The study dives into exactly how coronavirus mitigation is impacting productivity and takes a look at some potential long-term effects.
July Housing Surges for Third Month in a Row
The housing industry is getting back to work following hard times earlier in the year. But will it last?
OSHA Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines for Construction Workers
Can construction workers safely resume work while risking exposure to COVID-19? OSHA has some ideas.
Will Skilled Labor Be in Worse Shape in 2 Years? Here’s What Pros Think
Construction professionals answered a survey to give their thoughts on the future of skilled labor in the industry. Here are...
Builder Confidence Drops to Historic Low Amid Pandemic Concerns
A major home-building index suffered its worst drop since 1985.