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Remodeling Market Indicators Hit High in 4th Quarter

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on January 18, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Market Indicators Hit High in 4th Quarter

NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 60 in the fourth quarter of 2017, up three points from the previous quarter and only the second time since 2001 that the reading has reached 60.

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2018 Remodelers Chair Focused on Helping Businesses Thrive

Filed in Remodelers by on January 16, 2018 0 Comments
2018 Remodelers Chair Focused on Helping Businesses Thrive

Remodeler Joanne Theunissen, CGP, CGR, of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., was installed as the 2018 chair of the NAHB Remodelers last week during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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EPA Must Re-examine Lead Definition and Clearance Testing Standards, Court Says

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Remodelers by on January 15, 2018 8 Comments
EPA Must Re-examine Lead Definition and Clearance Testing Standards, Court Says

A recent court decision that requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take another look at its dust-lead hazard standard may result in tighter regulations for contractors who do lead-abatement work if it leads to a stricter standard for clearance testing. Changes may also eventually affect remodelers working in homes with lead paint.

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Residential Remodeling Spending Trends Upward

Residential Remodeling Spending Trends Upward

NAHB predicts continued growth for remodeling, largely due to below-normal rates of home building that has gradually led to an aging housing stock.

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NAHB Supports EPA Delay on Formaldehyde Rule

Filed in Environmental, Legal, Remodelers by on December 22, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Supports EPA Delay on Formaldehyde Rule

NAHB has filed an amicus brief supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) extension of certain deadlines in its formaldehyde regulation for composite wood products. Administrative delays and technical amendments issued at the start of the Trump administration had delayed implementation of the formaldehyde rule, which was originally set for Dec. 12.

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Louisiana Remodeler Honored with 2017 Achievement Award

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on December 5, 2017 0 Comments
Louisiana Remodeler Honored with 2017 Achievement Award

NAHB Remodelers recently honored Thomas Ashley Jr., CAPS, CGP, CGR, a remodeler from Denham Springs, La., with its highest remodeling achievement award: the 2017 NAHB Remodeler of the Year.

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Remodeler Turns Passion Into Profit

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers, Sales & Marketing by on November 28, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeler Turns Passion Into Profit

November’s Remodeler of the Month, Stephen Layman, has built a successful career doing what he’s always loved.

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Don’t Hesitate – Come Celebrate at IBS

Don’t Hesitate – Come Celebrate at IBS

Join your peers at one of more than a dozen awards and recognition ceremonies during the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando, Jan. 9-11. The awards will encompass all areas of residential construction, including green, design, multifamily, custom and more.

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Tulsa Remodelers Welcome Danny Lipford to Charitable Project

Filed in NAHB Cares, Remodelers by on November 13, 2017 0 Comments
Tulsa Remodelers Welcome Danny Lipford to Charitable Project

Blogger and video personality Danny Lipford is joining volunteers from the HBA of Greater Tulsa Remodelers Council and the HBA’s charitable foundation for a community service project that he plans to feature in a December episode.

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Builders’ Show Exhibition Homes Recoup Lost Time from Hurricanes

Filed in International Builders' Show, Remodelers by on November 8, 2017 0 Comments
Builders’ Show Exhibition Homes Recoup Lost Time from Hurricanes

The (Builders’) Show must go on. Despite various setbacks due to Hurricane Irma, The New American Home and The New American Remodel projects are nearing the final stages of construction. Both are set to officially debut at IBS 2018 from Jan. 9-11.

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