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      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.

      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.

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      Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Construction

      Straw is a traditional building material, but today's building methods are relatively new. Discover how modern straw bale construction has...


      3 Reasons Why There is a Lumber Shortage

      Lumber supply in the United States is constricting heading into winter. Here's why.


      What Does It Mean To Buy a House ‘As Is’?

      If you're home shopping in a sellers' market, you might be tempted to buy a house as is. Here's what...


      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.


      How to Fix a Toilet Handle

      If jiggling the handle doesn't solve the problem, one of these simple fixes probably will.


      What Is a Whirlpool Tub?

      Everything you need to know before buying a whirlpool tub.


      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...


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      How to Install Metal Roofing

      Learn how to get roofing layers right with these metal roofing tips.


      If You See a Blue Porch Ceiling, This Is What It Means

      There's a long history behind this tradition.


      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.


      8 Types of Air Conditioners

      Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...


      Lumber Prices Are Down, So Why Are Homes Still Less Affordable?

      Lumber prices have dropped, but homes are still prohibitively expensive. Here's why.


      How to Repair a Garden Hose

      Fix leaky garden hoses quickly and cheaply.

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      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.


      If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

      Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


      4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

      Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


      5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Landscaper

      We talked to a landscaping veteran to find out the five main things he wishes he would have known on...


      Stuff We Love: Tool Storage

      These will make you so much more organized!