Trade Contractors

Trade Contractors

HousingZone's trade contractor articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



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News
October 13, 2015

A construction professional says a whole generation left the industry “and they didn’t come back”

News
September 22, 2015

Better working conditions outside the U.S., as well as restrictive immigration policies, are hurting the labor supply

Framing and materials on site
Features
February 09, 2015

There's much that builders can do to build better homes while eliminating waste. But suppliers and trades have a part to play, too.

10 steps to mastering field quality

10 steps to mastering field quality

Features
August 04, 2012

Quality management guru Scott Sedam outlines proven processes for getting your field quality in order.

Features
October 07, 2010

For Lancaster, Pa.-based Charter Homes & Neighborhoods, customer satisfaction is more than great service and warranty — it’s about making the home-buying experience something truly special. Read about the 2011 National Housing Quality award winner.

Products
August 01, 2005
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