Industry Data & Research

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The historically accurate Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) projects industry growth above 7% for remainder of 2018

forty under 40 professional remodeler

We surveyed our Forty Under 40 winners and found that while totally different, they’re a lot alike.

home improvement spending on the rise

Data from around the industry indicates a gangbusters year for home improvement

home depot HBI grant will help vocational schools

The funds will go toward training 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years, including veterans, ex-cons and high school students

It's rare to find lighting guidelines backed up by documented field testing

A bill moving through NYC's City Council aims to counterbalance controversial construction safety training legislation passed in 2017

The major appliance industry was up 7 percent YOY as of June 2017, according to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.

Survey says for a large segment of luxury consumers, buying high-end appliances is better than sex. 

Power Home Remodeling Group employees cheer on Pitbull at a concert thrown by the company. 

How three unrelated companies became distinguished voices in a crowded industry

Snapshot of a survey that'll help you understand your clients better

It’s important to understand whether your success comes from skill and strategy or a roll of the dice

Tests for permeability measure vapor diffusion through a material with 50 percent RH air on one side and either a desiccant (“dry cup test”) or liquid water (“wet cup test)” on the other.

Understanding how water vapor interacts with building materials is critical to avoiding moisture problems in building assemblies

Four pillars of one company's proven hiring process

How deck builders weigh potential liability against the needs of budget-conscious homeowners who just want a repair

air quality EPA home

Follow these three rules for better indoor air quality in the home

robot for remodeling

Remodeling is at low risk for losing jobs to robots and AI over the next 10 years ... but it is at risk

natural building materials

These innovative materials make use of stuff that would otherwise have been thrown away

The city of Austin

Austin, Texas, fights to keep its citizens in place and well-housed

Despite the industry's problems, its professionals remain confident 

hurricane harvey, irma affect remodelers

Remodelers will be among the first called upon to start rebuilding

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