The figures cap a solid 2016 for home construction: Developers started work on the most new houses and apartments since 2007, the year the Great Recession began.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday fell to 67 this month. That's down two points from a revised reading of 69 in December.
Large furniture companies and smaller studios are either repurposing their own production waste, or sourcing discards and leftover materials to make new goods.
Spread out along a hillside near the Beverly Hills Hotel, Susan Gottlieb's baseball-field-size home garden — dubbed the Gottlieb Native Garden — boasts more than 100 species of native plants and brims with wildlife activity.
Houseplants now are most tolerant of neglect in the winter and, if we plan a little, they can even thrive in our absence.
It all began when Quad-City home builder Jim Schumacher realized that a cute little gambrel-roof barn in the onion fields of Pleasant Valley w…
You should never stand behind a table saw blade when cutting wood. The reason: "kickback."
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year fixed-rate loans fell to an average 4.09 percent from 4.12 percent last week.
Remember the Green Machine, that rear-steer pedal trike from the 1980s? YouTube maker Bob Clagett does.