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...
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...
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,...
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!
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?
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?
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...
Lumber Prices Down Nearly 40 Percent From May Peak
The price of lumber has been dropping all throughout June. But how long will this trend last?