Whether you’re a finish carpenter, framer, or home builder extraordinaire, there’s something to learn here for everyone.
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.
5 Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Construction
Protect your hearing while you work with these noise-reducing headsets.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
OSHA Releases Ten Most Cited Violations for FY 2020
Fiscal year 2020 was a complicated year for workplace safety.
5 Essential Tips for Pro Carpenters
Five game-changing pro tips for carpenters who want to up their game and get more efficient on the jobsite.
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...
Members of Congress Urge Federal Action on High Lumber Prices
With the cost of construction materials on the rise, homebuilders look to Washington for a solution to the biggest problem...
Five Essential Hand Tools For Trim Carpenters (VIDEO)
Find out which five hand tools you will need while, if you want to be a trim carpenter.
5 Highest-Paying States for Carpenters
Take a look at the top five states with the highest average professional carpenter salaries across the U.S.
How ‘Tstuds’ Change the Way Homes Are Insulated
Framing with Tstuds minimizes air infiltration in a home, reduces carbon footprints, and saves on electrical energy costs.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
Builder Confidence Holds Steady Despite Record High Lumber Prices
The home building industry is as busy as ever, though certain challenges are becoming real and undeniable concerns.
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...
Record High Lumber Prices Still Hindering Home Building
The problems that plagued the home building industry in 2020 seem to have followed it into the new year.
Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study
Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.
Which Home Improvement and Maintenance Services Are the Most Popular?
Some of the survey results may surprise you.
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.
9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes
Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...
New Home Sales Dropped in November Yet Remain Strong
New home sales are slowing a bit but demand remains high. Can home builders keep up?