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Why Lumber Prices Are Soaring Again in 2022

After normalizing in the second half of 2021, lumber prices are skyrocketing again. Here's why.

Why Smart Homes May Be Getting a Lot Smarter in 2022

"Smart" devices can often seem more frustrating than revolutionary, but a new technology could soon change that.


Road Conditions Might Be Worse Than Normal This Winter. Here’s Why.

A shortage of snowplow drivers might make winter travel a bit more complicated this year.


Snowstorm Traps People Inside IKEA Overnight

Which major department store would you want to be stranded in?


3 Reasons For The Global Computer Chip Shortage

The current computer chip shortage is complicating manufacturing at a global level. Here's how we got here.

3 Reasons Why There is a Lumber Shortage

Lumber supply in the United States is constricting heading into winter. Here's why.


Why You Should Check Out Lowe’s PROvember Sale

Lowe's is handing out major discounts on pro tools and gear this November. Here's what you need to know.

GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years

Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.


Registration Now Open for the 2022 International Builders’ Show

The popular industry event is back in person in 2022.


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.


White House Unveils Plan to Increase Affordable Housing

The U.S. needs more affordable housing. Here's how the current administration plans to get the country where it needs to...

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The Home Depot to Sell Tools That Only Work if Activated

The home improvement super store is launching a plan to sell power tools that will only work once activated at...


SBA Launches Streamlined PPP Loan Forgiveness Program

Small businesses who took out PPP loans during the pandemic have a little bit of help on the way.


40 First-Time Homeowner Pitfalls to Avoid

Be prepared for these common first-time homeowner pitfalls, so you won't make the same mistakes.


50 Extremely Remote Castles

If you've ever felt like getting away for a while we've got a list of places where you'll feel like...


The 50 Biggest Regrets First-Time Home Buyers Have

It's easy to overlook some of these small yet very important things when you're excited about buying a house—but you'll...

20 Things No One Tells You About Owning a Home

Now that you've got a house, the responsibility of maintaining it kicks in.


Subcontractor Financing Service Nabs $30 Million in Funding

Billd is a potentially revolutionary financing system for commercial subcontractors that has seen tremendous growth over the last three years....


Did You Know You Can Return Building Materials?

Clear up some clutter in your workshop and make a little money by returning those unused building materials.


White House Holds Summit On Housing Industry Supply Chain Issues

As supply chain constraints continue to limit home building, industry leaders met with government officials to plan a course of...


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22 Kitchen and Bath Trends on the Way Out

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and bathrooms, so keep them up to date. To do that,...


The 50 Most Incredible Mansions Around the World

Picture stepping into one of these incredible mansions!


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...


50 Abandoned Houses That Would Look Great Restored

If you think these abandoned houses look cool now, just imagine them restored!

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50 Wildest Home Designs You’ve Got to See to Believe

Can you imagine living in one of these wild homes?


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?


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5 Ways to Grow Your Business in the Off-Season

When you own a seasonal business, you're well aware of the off-season. Learn how you can use that time to...


How Much do Average Homeowners Know About Remodeling?

Has the overflowing pool of remodeling shows and websites made your clients more demanding or more educated?


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Family Handyman Approved: Genie Wall Mount Garage Door Opener

This wall-mounted garage door opener provides great functionality without sacrificing style.


New Home Sales Fall Short of Forecasts in May

The housing market cooled off a little in May, but a busy and (complicated) summer looms for the home building...