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.
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.
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A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration.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?
How Home Builders Are Working Around Record-High Lumber Prices
Rising lumber prices are forcing home builders to change the way they conduct business.
Check Out Early Sketches and Blueprints of the Getaway
Want to see some early sketches and blueprints of our Getaway dream cabin? Explore how the Family Handyman team first...
Meet the Team Behind the Getaway
Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...
Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers
This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
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...
What You Need to Know Before Buying a Hammer
Here's how to decide which hammer works for you, as well as our recommendations.
Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?
Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?
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...
How to Earn Certification from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Looking to take your remodeling business to the next level? NARI certification might be the next step.
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
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...
Climbing Lumber Prices Continue to Complicate Home Building
Historically high lumber prices are forcing U.S. builders to call off projects.
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
Check it Out: DEWALT Cordless Stud/Joist Drill
We tested out this drill designed for rough-in work. Read on to see how it stacked up.
Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s some great tips and sound advice...