Unclog Drains with Ease Using This Power Drum Auger
Don't waste your money on a plumber. Instead try this inexpensive, easy-to-use Family Handyman Approved power drum auger.
What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Plumber’s Most Essential Tools
A long-time plumbing professional shares a look inside her toolbox.
Plumber Discovers Megachurch Cash Stash
You can find some crazy things once you start opening up walls.
How to Fix a Toilet Handle
If jiggling the handle doesn't solve the problem, one of these simple fixes probably will.
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.
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...
Construction Production Drops as Material Costs Surge
Building homes is steadily getting more expensive, complicating matters for homebuilders and home buyers alike.
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.
Trade School Students Win Scholarships From The Home Depot
The Home Depot is giving a helping hand to the next generation of construction workers.
Lowe’s Revamps In-Store Shopping Experience for Pros
Lowe's is changing things up in its stores to create a smooth, consistent shopping experience for construction professionals.
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.
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...
15 Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe
A burst pipe is the last thing anyone wants to tackle. But there are some quick temporary fixes you can...
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...
5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Plumbing Snake
Consistent maintenance of your drain-cleaning equipment reduces effort on site and prolongs its useful lifespan.
Pro Tips for Basement Finishing
These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...
Which Home Improvement and Maintenance Services Are the Most Popular?
Some of the survey results may surprise you.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Plumber
We talked with a self-described ski-bum-turned-veteran-plumber to learn the five things he wishes he would have known when he started...
Tips for Plumbing With Plastic Pipe
We asked Les Zell, a master plumber, to share some of his tips on working with plastic plumbing. Here are...
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.
How to Clean and Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain
With two simple tools — a plunger and a drain snake — you can clear 95 percent of your stopped-up...
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...