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remodeler installing a window during covid-19

Survey shows American homeowners are worried about the pandemic but ready to renovate their homes 

remodeling mastery forum with kermit baker, vince nardo, tony mancini, mark richardson, nima oftadeh, kathleen vamos, chris marentis, dean curtis

Eight industry and subject-matter experts, including moderator Mark Richardson, talk how the remodeling and home improvement industries are fairing in our curent environment, and what the future may hold as we move forward

roofing and other home improvement verticals have been resilient during covid-19

A new report gives specialty contractors something to be optimistic about

ADu report from freddie mac

A new report on accessory-dwelling units shows growth in most markets, with some areas (hello Portland) seeing huge increases

Final thoughts on TFG and HIRI's weekly COVID-19 tracker and the reopening of the economy from three industry and economic experts 

Workers on a roof installation

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RCLCO's new digital tool maps out spatial distribution of jobs by industry

The latest LIRA from the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University projects remodeling spending growth declining next year, while NAHB's RMI shows remodeler's confidence is bouncing back now

Houzz's 2020 renovation survey is out and the data tells quite a few stories 

The latest report from SEIA illustrates how COVID-19 has slowed solar sales and installations. However, one company has turned it to its advantage. 

remodelers are experiencing slowdowns and shortages because of coronavirus

Eighty-four percent of remodelers are reporting shortages of N95 masks because of coronavirus, and 65% call them major. 

Remodeler confidence hits a nine-year low

open concept kitchen jessica can 2018 houzz

Open-concept kitchens remain in demand at the moment, but their popularity is waning. (Photo credit: Jessica Cain © 2018 Houzz)

The latest kitchen trend data from Houzz shows bigger financial investments accompanied by smaller project scopes. But why?

remodeler doing roofing

While more contractors said roofing was the most physically demanding job a remodeler could have, they also agreed it was one of the least difficult to master. 

CraftJack asked 1,600+ contractors what the most physically demanding job was, and they said...

Another study shows construction and remodeling have an opioid problem

Injuries and job insecurity seem to be the major culprits

The fight against opioids and where remodelers fit into it

remodeler austin donalson working at precision

Two years into working with Precision, Donalson's been promoted to foreman and has earned the absolute trust of his boss, who's given him his own set of keys to the shop.  

Working in the remodeling trades increases the odds that you will abuse opioids—except in the case of Austin Donalson 

shining a spotlight on opioids in remodeling

Remodelers we spoke with agreed that opioid addiction is an industry challenge

opioid addiction is an occupational hazard when youre a remodeler

Why does our industry have such a serious opioid problem?

texas women in trades

Industry organization Texas Women in Trades connects tradeswomen to employers and each other, while educating future generations on construction and remodeling

Florida Home Improvement Associates chooses Texas remodeler Statewide Remodeling to start its national expansion

women tend to spend more long-term than men for remodeling projects

Forty-three percent of women consider themselves the “sole decision-maker.”

And two other interesting remodeling facts from HomeAdvisor’s latest report

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.

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