Tag: Major Home Remodeling Project Starters

Builders to Promote Walk-in Pantries and Granite Countertops

A national survey commissioned by Erie Insurance found that more than half of U.S. homeowners (53%) are happy with the features they chose for their homes, but the rest (47%) regret one or more of the features they chose.

46% of Homeowners Would Like to Remodel Their Kitchens to Better Host Guests

Delta Faucet revealed the results of its biannual Homeowner Index survey, which found one in four Americans would spend upwards of $20,000 on their kitchen remodel this season. With an overwhelming majority of homeowners (89%) planning to host a summer gathering, it comes as no surprise that nearly half (46%) of respondents named the kitchen the room they would be most likely to remodel.

Remodelers to Tout Standout Practices Among Unskilled Laborers

“Fueled largely by the rebounding housing market, home improvement spending is projected to reach $155 billion this year, surpassing the peak set in 2006, according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. At the same time, the construction industry is in the throes of a massive labor shortage, having shed more than 2 million jobs since 2007.”