here’s why home builders are down on the housing market
the housing market is starting to seriously sputter following years of growth. home builders walk us through the warning signs, and...
what’s causing surging home sale cancellation rates
potential homeowners across the country are being priced out of buying new homes.
how the construction industry can fill 490,000 open jobs
recruiting more women and young people to the trades may be the key to shrinking construction's alarming labor gap.
building material costs up nearly 20 percent since last year
residential construction has become really expensive over the last year, and the upward trend in costs worries some homebuilders.
ftc charges homeadvisor with deceiving contractors
a recent administrative complaint from the ftc alleges that homeadvisor has been misleading its customers. homeadvisor says the complaint is...
marvin windows gives all employees a paid week off
one of the biggest window manufacturers in the country is shutting down operations for a week to give its employees...
lowe’s introduces new rewards program for pros
lowe's is launching a rewards program for their pro customers based on insights from the pros themselves.
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.
the home depot launches new credit card for pros
a new credit card from the home depot offers exciting opportunities for pros.
3 reasons why there is an appliance shortage
appliances are in high demand and hard to find. here's why.
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?
skilled labor shortage spurs action from construction industry
while careers in the trades can be lucrative and fulfilling, the construction industry is having a tough time finding people...
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.
ace hardware on pace to open 170 new stores in 2021
ace still plans to open another 60 locations by the end of the year.
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...
john deere acquires silicon valley robotics firm
is automated equipment the future? john deere's $250 million purchase of bear flag robotics suggests it is.
lumber prices are down, so why are homes still less affordable?
lumber prices have dropped, but homes are still prohibitively expensive. here's why.
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...