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.
Tips for Working with Contractors on Your Home
Working with contractors can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Here are some tips on how to make the...
NAHB Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week
The goal is to educate construction workers on vaccine safety and get the industry vaccinated.
Paycheck Protection Program Out of Funds, No Longer Accepting Applications
The Paycheck Protection Program has run its course after providing well over half a trillion dollars in loans to small...
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...
Housing Starts Stumble to Start the Year
Home building activity dropped in January for the first time in six months. Is this the first sign of a...
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.
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...
2021 International Builders’ Show Goes Virtual
The 2021 International Builders' Show is moving online out of an abundance of caution.
How to Become a Certified Tile Flooring Installer
Becoming a tile setter can lead to a career with steady work, good wages and visible results clients appreciate.
Code Check: Stair Codes for Rise, Run, and Nosing
A simple but helpful summary of what the IRC code says about building stair rise, run, and nosing.