5 Things You Need to Know Before Building Stairs
Learn the ins and outs of building stairs before you jump into a project on your own.
Advanced Home Framing Techniques
Check out these forward-leaning framing techniques we used for building our Getaway.
Tips for Saving Money When Framing a House
Save money up front and through the building process with these tips to frame a new house.
When Will Wood Prices Go Down?
Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?
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A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration.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.
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.
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...
Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?
Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?
How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
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...
Home Builders and Remodelers Optimistic Heading Into Winter
Remodeling and home building are in high demand, and industry pros anticipate no letup over the next few months.
Climbing Lumber Prices Continue to Complicate Home Building
Historically high lumber prices are forcing U.S. builders to call off projects.
How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
14 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.