5 Energy Efficiency Innovations From the 2023 International Builders’ Show
Energy efficiency and sustainability were major themes at IBS 2023. Here are some new construction products that do the job in efficient and sustainable ways.
Sherwin-Williams CEO Forecasts Plummet in Paint Demand in 2023
Sherwin-Williams is shifting its business model to brace for decreased paint demands.
9 Award-Winning Products From the 2023 International Builders’ Show
With IBS 2023 in the rearview, it's time to take a look at some of the best the trade show...
Honda To Stop Manufacturing All Gas Powered Lawn Mowers
Those red walk-behinds are going the way of the brontosaurus. What does that mean for your lawn care routine?
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...
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.
Solar Power Leads Latest Federal Push for Clean Energy
The president and his administration are looking to get clean energy initiatives back on track in the U.S. Here's how.
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 Lumber Prices Are Soaring Again in 2022
After normalizing in the second half of 2021, lumber prices are skyrocketing again. Here's why.
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.
Plumber Discovers Megachurch Cash Stash
You can find some crazy things once you start opening up walls.
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.
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.
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...