Industry Data & Research
These fine white filaments are mycelium—basically mushroom roots. It is the means by which fungus stays connected and nuorished, but researchers have also discovered it may be a means to disrupt the building materials market. Insulation, door cores, flooring, cladding, light fixtures, furniture—mycelium is a cheap, durable, and easy to manufacture alternative to all and more.
With price spikes and shortages of traditional building materials, it may be time to start considering non-traditional ones
Three important takeaways from HomeAdvisor's 2020 State of Home Spending report
What are homeowners planning for this off-season and how can remodelers capitalize on it?
Survey shows American homeowners are worried about the pandemic but ready to renovate their homes
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
A new report gives specialty contractors something to be optimistic about
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
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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.
Remodeler confidence hits a nine-year low
The latest kitchen trend data from Houzz shows bigger financial investments accompanied by smaller project scopes. But why?
CraftJack asked 1,600+ contractors what the most physically demanding job was, and they said...
Injuries and job insecurity seem to be the major culprits
Working in the remodeling trades increases the odds that you will abuse opioids—except in the case of Austin Donalson
Remodelers we spoke with agreed that opioid addiction is an industry challenge
But which is recommended more by Realtors?