The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
HousingZone's trade contractor articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.
By facilitating and requiring collaboration among all construction trades, builders can mitigate the expense of framing rework and better avoid the consequences of the skilled labor shortage
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A construction professional says a whole generation left the industry “and they didn’t come back”
Better working conditions outside the U.S., as well as restrictive immigration policies, are hurting the labor supply
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
Quality management guru Scott Sedam outlines proven processes for getting your field quality in order.