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Boom in Home Remodeling May Peak in 2022, Says Harvard

January 20, 2022

The LIRA projects double-digit gains in annual homeowner renovation and maintenance expenditure will top out in the third quarter of 2022 before beginning a deceleration toward more sustainable rates of growth.

Boom in Home Remodeling May Peak in 2022, Says Harvard

Remodeler Sentiment Continues to Improve Year-over-Year

January 20, 2022

The Current Conditions Index averaged 89, a four-point increase from the fourth quarter of 2020. All components also posted increases compared to the fourth quarter of last year.

Single-family Starts Post Double-digit Percentage Gain in 2021

January 19, 2022

Total housing starts for 2021 were 1.60 million, a 15.6 percent gain over the 1.38 million total from 2020. Single-family starts in 2021 totaled 1.12 million, up 13.4 percent from the previous year. Multifamily starts in 2021 were up 22.1 percent compared to the previous year.

Single-family Starts Post Double-digit Percentage Gain in 2021

PGT Innovations Named a Best Small-Cap Company by Forbes

January 18, 2022

This year, PGT Innovations improved its ranking from No. 87 to No. 79. It was one of only two Florida corporations on the list and one of nine firms in the construction classification.

PGT Innovations Named a Best Small-Cap Company by Forbes

Fensterbau Frontale Delayed Until July

January 18, 2022

NürnbergMesse and VDMA Holzbearbeitungsmaschinen, the organizer of Holz-Handwerk, jointly decided to postpone the combined event after consulting with exhibitors and out of a desire to enable all participants to plan with confidence.

Fensterbau Frontale Delayed Until July

Roto North America Welcomes New Customer Service Representative

January 18, 2022

Carolann McCaa brings 15 years of previous experience at various high-volume window and door manufacturers, where she was exposed to all aspects of business operations.

Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

January 18, 2022

Growing inflation concerns and ongoing supply chain disruptions snapped a four-month rise in builder sentiment even as consumer demand remains robust.

Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

Steves & Sons Expands Manufacturing Operations with Utah Location

January 14, 2022

With the expansion will come more than 200 jobs, with more than 137 being classified as new, high-paying jobs, in the next five years, according to a news release.

Steves & Sons Expands Manufacturing Operations with Utah Location

Magid Releases Safety Matters Guide About Mask Efficacy Against COVID-19

January 14, 2022

The ‘Safety Matters’ installment cites a 2020 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, which concluded N95 respirators are almost twice as effective as commercial three-ply cloth masks in blocking particulates that could contain the virus.

Magid Releases Safety Matters Guide About Mask Efficacy Against COVID-19