Building Products and Remodeling

Here you will find all of our articles with topics that cover building products and remodeling.

ESG: A Smarter Way to Invest

You may not know what ESG is but you should. ESG is an investment strategy. It stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. It is basically a method to account for the impacts of investment practices beyond the traditional financial measures …

Sunshine after the Storm

Hurricane Ian was the sixth hurricane to cause $20+ billion in damages in Florida in the last 40 years. We have many team members and clients who live and work in Florida.

Building Material Price Stability

While housing starts have been steadily declining since February, our recent survey of more than 500 remodelers shows a slight remodeling decline ahead too.

Is the Broken Housing Supply Chain Starting to Mend?

When COVID-19 hit in 2020, we found out just how critical the supply chain was to almost every part of our economic life. Perhaps no industry has been more impacted by supply chain bottlenecks than housing. A diverse array of …

Booming Labor Alternative

The prefab structural component manufacturer industry is booming, thanks in part to the lack of available labor.

The Light: Top 7 Ways Pro Remodelers Are Adapting to Wild Housing Market Conditions

Every quarter, we survey hundreds of professional remodelers to find out what they’re seeing on the ground in real time, with their customers and in their markets.

The Light: The Rich, Frustrated, and “Locked In” Turn to Remodeling

Building material prices have risen 23% over the last year according to production builders, in part due to a surge in remodeling driven by 3 primary conditions: rich homeowners, a few “trade-up” homes readily available, and rising mortgage rates.

Surprising Reason for Continued Supply Shortages

Some very unique circumstances will likely cause building product companies to significantly underestimate demand this year, leading to even more shortages. The building products companies that prepare for this will take significant market share in 2022.

The Light: Six Factors to Consider for Offsite Construction

Three catalysts—code adoption, credibility, and competitive pressure—are driving offsite construction forward. Here are six factors that will help you decide if offsite is right for you.