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Check out the latest news stories that have a real impact on all the hardworking folks in the homebuilding and light construction industries.
Which Homeowners Hire Pros the Most?
Study: More than a third of all home improvement projects require the help of a...
Disaster-Related Home Improvements on the Rise
Increased volume and severity of natural disasters gives contractors an opportunity to help customers in...
Husqvarna Will Pay an Intern to Watch a Robot Mow a Lawn
This is definitely not your typical summer landscaping job.
How Technology is Making the Construction Industry Safer
Construction workers make up nearly 21 percent of all worker deaths in private industries. Some tech...
Self-Driving Heavy Equipment Makes its Way to Construction Jobsites
Self-driving cars may soon be navigating the same roads you drive. But could self-driving equipment...
Where Are Homeowners Spending Remodeling Dollars?
Room additions remain the most expensive remodeling projects.
Will Augmented Reality Revolutionize Construction?
Augmented reality can literally change the way we see the world. Will this potentially revolutionary...
Study: 35% of all Home Improvement Projects Require A Pro
DIY has exploded in popularity in recent years, but professionals remain a key player in...
How Will 3D Printing Impact the Construction Industry?
Construction through 3D printing gets more advanced every year. Will this tech soon be a...
Home Remodeling Spending Hits Record High
The market indicates that it's a great time to be a pro remodeler.
5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations
Acquiring new clients is challenging. Try turning existing clients into repeat clients by managing their...
How Smart Are Your Remodeling Clients?
Has the overflowing pool of remodeling shows and websites made your clients more demanding or...
10 Home Projects Only Pros Should Do
Here are 10 home projects homeowners should always hire a professional to do.
The Home Depot Helps Kids With Science Fair Projects
If your child is one of the millions of K through 12th-grade students that participates...
New Husqvarna Chainsaws Unveiled
Husqvarna started making chainsaws 60 years ago. They celebrated the occasion by releasing some innovative new...
The Home Improvement Market: Three Year Forecast
Will the more people be buying home improvement products in the next few years? Find...
Changes In the 2018 International Mechanical Code
A recap of the changes made in 2018 to the International Mechanical Code
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Then you better read this article to...
2018 International Green Construction Code Released
Learn more about the new 2018 Green Codes here.
Knowing Your Customers = Increased Sales
As a construction professional, you should be marketing to the folks ready to spend money....
Termite Mounts May Hide Secrets to Sustainable Buildings of the Future
Students in South Dakota are hoping to learn how to build more energy efficiant homes...
Is Now a Good Time To Buy A Home?
Home prices have been trending upwards in the United States in recent years. Find out...
Can a warranty win you the job?
Do you offer warranties? Your competitors do. Find out how many contractors are offering warranties,...
Continued Growth in Housing Starts And Home Sales
Strong US Housing Market Housing sales and starts will remain strong in the next few...
J.D. POWER PAINT SATISFACTION STUDY
Who makes the best paint? Check out this J.D. Power study and find out.
It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…It’s A Building Inspector?
In New York City, Local Law 11 requires periodic inspection of building facades. A close inspection...
2018 Trends in Construction Jobs and Related Industries
What's happening in the world of construction? It’s 2018 and construction season has arrived, offering...
2018 Housing Market Forecast
With end of the year data rolling in and consumer confidence reaching a high note,...
3D Printing: The Future of Construction?
Should carpenters be worried?
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A Cloud Over Construction
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