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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Renee Wilson, Insulation Contractor/Owner

    A lifetime insulation enthusiast talks about today's trade challenges, including making an industry hidden behind walls sexy to the next generation.

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    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?

    The Eleven Percent: Meet Jessie Cannizzaro, Plumbing Contractor

    Her dream is to one day have woman plumbers on her team. Learn how Cannizzaro is trying to achieve that...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Becca Haggard, Roofing Contractor

    A reader told us about a fantastic roofer who's "changing the entire landscape" in Kentucky. Learn how @AGirlOnTheRoof got into...

    12 Winter Safety Tips for Outdoor Workers

    For many, the job can't stop when the snow starts falling. Prepare for winter weather now so you can work...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Belick Pha, Senior Construction Supervisor

    Action films inspired Belick Pha toward a dream career in construction, where she's gone from engineer to supervisor.

    What Is SPC Flooring and Should You Get It?

    SPC is a type of luxury vinyl flooring with a stone composite core. It's more stable and durable than a...

    10 Kitchen Color Trends That Are Hot Right Now

    Need a shot of color inspiration to fire up your kitchen? Here are our top picks.

    The Eleven Percent: Meet Lydia Crowder, Drywall Contractor

    Lydia Crowder has no regrets about choosing drywall over college. Here, @DrywallShorty discusses social media, the tradesworker shortage and more.

    5 Bluetti Power Stations and Solar Generators To Consider

    Bluetti is one of the top solar generator manufacturers around. Their innovative products meet the needs of campers, RVers, pros...

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Thea Alvin, Stonemason

    Thea Alvin talks about being an imperfectionist, today's shifting workforce expectations and what's in her tool bag.

    The Best Work Socks for Heavy-Duty Use

    Steel-toed shoes and work boots can do a number on socks! We've rounded up the toughest, most comfortable work socks.

    You Can Really Nail Trim Work and More with This Cordless Pin Nailer

    Easily the best battery-operated pin nailer I've ever used, this Family Handyman Approved tool will meet all your needs.

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Ally Childress, Journeyworker Electrician

    Electrician Ally Childress talks about working on a stadium, how to be inclusive and what's in her tool bag.

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Brenda Hay, Welding Authorized Inspector-in-Training

    Brenda Hay talks about earning a good salary, switching careers later in life and what's in her tool bag.

    An Accurate, Affordable Laser Distance Measurer That Fits in Your Pocket

    See how this Family Handyman Approved laser measurer measured up.

    Construction Summer Camps Introduce Girls To The Trades

    Learning how to use tools empowers girls and sets them up for career success.

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    Unclog Drains with Ease Using This Power Drum Auger

    Don't waste your money on a plumber. Instead try this inexpensive, easy-to-use Family Handyman Approved power drum auger.

    What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Electrician’s Essential Tools

    An apprentice electrician shares a look at some of her favorite tools.

    Remodel Your Kitchen with a Custom Range Hood Kit That’s Easy to DIY

    If you're looking for a creative focal point in your upcoming kitchen remodel, try building your own range hood with...

    Lumber Prices Fell 67% In Five Months — Here’s Why

    The housing market finally seems to be going back to normal, taking pressure off lumber prices. But will it last?

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    The Eleven Percent: Meet Schannon Yodice, That Tile Chick

    Schannon Yodice talks about finessing complex projects, men behaving poorly on social media and what's in her tool bag.

    The Headlamp I Never Knew I Needed

    This top-notch Fenix HM65r headlamp showed me the light when I thought my old headlamp was fine.

    This Rolling Toolbox Is the Perfect Companion for Any Job

    Keep ALL the tools you need for any job in one place with this Family Handyman Approved rolling tower from...

    Here’s Why a Day in the Sun Makes You Tired

    There's nothing wrong with a little fun in the sun. But if you're wiped out afterward, that's probably...

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    5 Signs a Home Has “Good Bones” According To Real Estate Pros

    Your real estate agent says a house you looked at has "good bones," but what does that even mean? We...

    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...

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    Cut Through Yard Work with This Stihl Cordless Pruning Saw

    Kiss those hand-cramping pruners, shears and loopers goodbye. Try this Family Handyman Approved battery operated pruner instead.

    What’s Causing Surging Home Sale Cancellation Rates

    Potential homeowners across the country are being priced out of buying new homes.

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    Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

    Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.

    Go the Distance: Tips on Extending the Life of Your Paint Using KILZ® Primers

    There’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint — especially one that looks as good on day one as it...