Remodeling

Remodeling Boom Shines a Light on Lead-Based Paint Violations

Filed in Codes and Standards, Remodeling by on May 28, 2021 1 Comment
Remodeling Boom Shines a Light on Lead-Based Paint Violations

Hiring a hire a professional remodeler has numerous benefits – especially if the project involves a home built before 1978. Among the various nuances of renovating older homes, properly identifying and mitigating exposure to lead-based paint remains one of the most critical.

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Emerging Remodeling Project and Product Trends for 2021

Filed in Education, Remodeling by on May 21, 2021 0 Comments
Emerging Remodeling Project and Product Trends for 2021

Join a panel of pro remodelers as they explore emerging remodeling project and product trends and discuss how they are dealing with soaring material prices.

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Marine Corps Veteran Finds New Opportunities to Serve in the Trades

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on May 20, 2021 2 Comments
Marine Corps Veteran Finds New Opportunities to Serve in the Trades

Providing service to others can be much more than simply a way to make a living. For Josh Anderson, owner of Bea Day Plumbers in Iowa City, Iowa, service is a significant part of his overall character.

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Pandemic Spurs a Resurgence of Remodeling Activity

Filed in Remodeling by on May 5, 2021 0 Comments
Pandemic Spurs a Resurgence of Remodeling Activity

Though the market sputtered at the onset of COVID-19, remodeling activity quickly roared back. According to a recent NAHB survey, the pandemic has ultimately played a large role in remodeling’s recovery.

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National Home Remodeling Month Highlights the Value of Pro Remodelers

Filed in Remodeling by on April 30, 2021 2 Comments
National Home Remodeling Month Highlights the Value of Pro Remodelers

Home owners are spending more time and investing more money in their homes than ever before. As consumers increasingly consider home improvement projects, National Home Remodeling Month in May is a great opportunity to highlight the benefits of hiring a professional remodeler.

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Latest Issue of ProRemodeler Highlights Key NAHB Messages

Filed in Membership, Remodeling by on April 20, 2021 0 Comments
Latest Issue of ProRemodeler Highlights Key NAHB Messages

As an extension of its collaboration with SGC Horizon — the official media partner of the National Association of Home Builders — NAHB is excited to present the latest industry information and trends in remodeling in the March/April 2021 issue of ProRemodeler magazine.

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Top Remodelers Raise the Bar of Aging-in-Place and Universal Design

Filed in Awards, Design, Remodeling by on April 14, 2021 1 Comment
Top Remodelers Raise the Bar of Aging-in-Place and Universal Design

Aging-in-place and universal design projects continue to become more popular — and more impressive. To recognize exceptional remodeling projects that encompass these design techniques, NAHB Remodelers recently announced the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards.

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Remodeling Industry Confidence Up Strongly Year Over Year

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on April 8, 2021 0 Comments
Remodeling Industry Confidence Up Strongly Year Over Year

NAHB released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the first quarter of 2021, posting a reading of 86, up 38 points from the first quarter of 2020. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers’ confidence in their markets for projects of all sizes.

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Interest Rates Moving Higher, but Home Buyer Traffic Remains Strong

Filed in Economics, Housing Affordability, Remodeling by on April 2, 2021 1 Comment
Interest Rates Moving Higher, but Home Buyer Traffic Remains Strong

The 10-year Treasury rate temporarily increased above 1.75% this week — reaching a 14-month high. This is well ahead of forecast and will push interest rates above 3.3% for the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage.

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Critical Home Repairs Delayed Because of Sky-High Lumber Prices

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs, Remodeling by on March 26, 2021 25 Comments
Critical Home Repairs Delayed Because of Sky-High Lumber Prices

As lumber prices remain sky high, home-building activities continue to suffer across all aspects of the industry — including remodeling projects. Cost increases have had an impact on home owners across the board, from those in need of critical assistance to those who have been planning projects for years.

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