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Lumber Prices Are Down, So Why Are Homes Still Less Affordable?
Lumber prices have dropped, but homes are still prohibitively expensive. Here's why.
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 Employment Numbers Continue to Slide in June
The construction industry is having a hard time generating consistent job growth. How long will these labor woes last?
Construction Employment Slips By 20,000 Jobs in May
The construction industry is spinning its wheels as material shortages continue causing non-residential construction to sputter.
New Home Sales Dip in April Due to Cost Concerns
Housing affordability is becoming problematic as construction materials become more and more expensive.
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.
Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule
A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?
How to Use and When to Replace Roof Tarps
Roof tarps are only temporary solutions, so make sure you install them properly and don't leave them on past their...
Residential Construction Employment Fully Recovers from Pandemic Losses
After a year of economic uncertainty, residential construction employment levels have climbed back to where they were pre-pandemic. But will...
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 Thing I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Roofer
Just getting started in roofing? We talked with a roofing industry veteran to find out five things he wishes he...
5 Highest-Paying States for Roofers
To net top dollar in the roofing industry, you should move to one of these states
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...
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
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...
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 Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business
Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...
An Inside Look Into a Truss Factory
We visited a truss plant and asked about the most common mistakes framers make when installing with trusses.
Everything Roofing Pros Should Know About Synthetic Underlayment
Synthetic underlayment is taking over the roofing industry, which comes as no surprise given all the benefits. Find out why...
Three Things to Know About Energy Efficient Roofing
Creating an energy efficient roof will save you money and energy. Here are a few things you need to know...
Five Things You Should Know Before Hiring A Roofing Contractor
A roofing pro explains the ten things you should look for when hiring someone to roof a house