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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 Highest-Paying States for Electricians
Take a look at the five states with the highest average professional electrician salaries across the U.S.
How to Become a Limited-Energy Electrician
A sea change in how homes work has created the perfect storm for limited-energy electricians. Learn how you can ride...
Electrical Questions Answered By An Electrical Inspector
Everything you wanted to know about breaker panels and more. A veteran electrical inspector answers your questions.
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...
Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study
Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.
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.
2021 International Builders’ Show Goes Virtual
The 2021 International Builders' Show is moving online out of an abundance of caution.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Electrician
We spoke to a veteran electrician to find out the five things he wishes he had known before his first...
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’
The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...
How to Become a 120V Electrician
Looking for a career with great potential? Here's how to become an electrician.