Become a more well-rounded professional with these insights into life as a pro in the trades.
5 Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Construction
Protect your hearing while you work with these noise-reducing headsets.
Builder Confidence Drops as Interest Rates and Material Costs Increase
Historic lumber prices and normalizing mortgage rates are causing concern for home builders.
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...
10 of the Toughest Home Improvement Jobs
Some home improvement projects may look easy, but once you get going, you quickly realize things can be tougher than...
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...
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.
Home Builders and Remodelers Optimistic Heading Into Winter
Remodeling and home building are in high demand, and industry pros anticipate no letup over the next few months.
2021 International Builders’ Show Goes Virtual
The 2021 International Builders' Show is moving online out of an abundance of caution.
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.