The Eleven Percent: Meet Mary Kehl, Handyman Apprentice and Medic
Mary Kehl talks about switching careers later in life, building a house and what's in her tool bag.
The Eleven Percent: Meet Melinde Madsen, Production Carpenter
Melinde Madsen talks about learning new skills, matching tools with her body type and what's in her tool bag.
We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver
Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips? Us, too. That's why we tried this...
The Best Portable Air Compressors
Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.
Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw
This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
Registration Now Open for the 2022 International Builders’ Show
The popular industry event is back in person in 2022.
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.
Lumber Prices Are Down, So Why Are Homes Still Less Affordable?
Lumber prices have dropped, but homes are still prohibitively expensive. Here's why.
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.
Did You Know You Can Return Building Materials?
Clear up some clutter in your workshop and make a little money by returning those unused building materials.
White House Holds Summit On Housing Industry Supply Chain Issues
As supply chain constraints continue to limit home building, industry leaders met with government officials to plan a course of...
Construction Employment Numbers Continue to Slide in June
The construction industry is having a hard time generating consistent job growth. How long will these labor woes last?
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...
Lumber Prices Down Nearly 40 Percent From May Peak
The price of lumber has been dropping all throughout June. But how long will this trend last?
When Will Wood Prices Go Down?
Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?
OSHA Makes Key Change to COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting
OSHA is relaxing the record-keeping requirements around vaccination side effects. Here's how the rule change affects employers.
New Home Sales Dip in April Due to Cost Concerns
Housing affordability is becoming problematic as construction materials become more and more expensive.
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.
Building Material Costs Climb to Record Highs
The cost of construction materials is up across the board, putting a unique strain on homebuilders across the country.
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
Commerce Secretary Meets With Homebuilding Officials Over Supply Chain Concerns
The U.S. Commerce Secretary met with senior homebuilding officials last week to decide how best to address the supply chain...
Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule
A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?