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A Smarter Way of Charging for Overhead and Profit
A Smarter Way of Charging for Overhead and Profit

When bidding on a project, you need more than a simple formula.

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How to Turn High Material Prices to Your Advantage
How to Turn High Material Prices to Your Advantage

Long lead times and high prices are not a problem, they're an opportunity.

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Looking Ahead to the 2024 IRC
Looking Ahead to the 2024 IRC

Glenn Matheson previews upcoming changes to the model residential building code, which will eventually shape the local codes that apply to you.

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Remodeling Sector Enters a Moderate Cyclical Downturn
Remodeling Sector Enters a Moderate Cyclical Downturn

Zonda’s Residential Remodeling Index projects annual decreases in remodeling sector activity through 2025.

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Key Trends in the 2023 Cost vs. Value Report

This year's report, in which average project values fell sharply to their lowest... More

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House Plan of the Week: 2-Bed, 2-Bath Farmhouse for a Narrow Lot

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The Problem With Quartz: Rising Health Concerns Prompt Bans and New Safety Measures

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Working Smarter, Not Harder

Veteran carpenter John Spier's top 8 work habits and principles shared by... More

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Latest New Products Roundup

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House Plan of the Week: Modern Design With a Rooftop Deck

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Tending your Business Garden

How to make sure your business doesn't go to the weeds. More

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Making Backer Boards for Drywall Butt Joints

For faster finishing, try Aaron Miiller's simple method for making your own... More

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House Plan of the Week: Elegant Craftsman From Visbeen Architects

This move-up home design brings rugged style to a sloping lot. More

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News Briefs

Building Materials Prices Rise Again in March

Softwood Lumber prices increased on a month-over-month basis for the first time...

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Building Material Prices Inch Up in November

Softwood lumber prices fell by nearly 6% in November and are down almost 20% on a...

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Common Construction Defects Webinar

Sign up for this free webinar to learn from Pete Fowler and his team what it takes...

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Building Trades Scholarships Available

DeWalt is offering $200,000 in scholarships to 40 lucky students to help pay for...

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Call for Entries: NADRA 2023 National+ Deck Competition

This year's deadline is Saturday, November 18th, 2023, so send in your entries soon!

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Supply Chain

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Material Prices Keep Rising

Lumber and other building material prices move up 19% year-over-year More

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Lumber Price Volatility at 75-Year High

Building material prices increased 15.9% in 2021 and have increased 18.6% since... More

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The Problem With Quartz: Rising Health Concerns Prompt Bans and New Safety Measures

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'Sustainable' Building, or Just More Greenwashing?

Contributing editor Nicole Tysvaer walked away from IBS 2024 convinced this will... More

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6 Interior Products to Make Homes More Contemporary

Merging traditional with modern, these new interior products come from Daltile,... More

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House Plan of the Week: 2-Bed, 2-Bath Farmhouse for a Narrow Lot

Check out how this small design makes a stylish starter home.

House Plan of the Week: Modern Design With a Rooftop Deck

See how this home plan is ready for pleasant spring days.

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