2022 KBIS, IBS Health & Safety Guidelines Updated

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ A revised set of health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements and/or proof of a negative coronavirus test result, have been issued for the 2022 Design &

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U.S. Action Urged on Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Tariffs

WASHINGTON, DC A pair of prominent industry-related trade associations have issued pleas for Congress and the Biden administration to help ease global supply chain bottlenecks that are stunting housing affordability

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Third-Quarter Remodeling Market Index Posts Solid Gain

WASHINGTON, DC — Demand for remodeling remains strong, and remodelers “are doing quite well as long as they can adequately deal with material and labor shortages,” according to the latest Remodeling Market

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‘Strong Growth’ Foreseen for Remodeling Through 2022

CAMBRIDGE, MA “Strong growth” in home improvement and maintenance expenditures is expected to continue over the coming year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA), released last month

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Home Sizes, Suburban Shift Seen Increasing as COVID Offshoot

WASHINGTON, DC — Single-family home sizes are reportedly rising as an offshoot of the COVID-19 pandemic, reversing a recent trend toward downsizing, as homeowners are seeking additional residential space for

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Activity Strong Although Project Backlogs Persist, Survey Finds

PALO ALTO, CA — Businesses in the residential construction and remodeling sectors anticipate “strong activity” through the balance of 2021, although many companies report steady increases in backlogs since the beginning of

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Schock to Open First U.S. Factory

MARTINVILLE, VA — SCHOCK GmbH, the global supplier of quartz composite kitchen sinks, will establish its first U.S. manufacturing presence with the construction of a factory in Martinsville, VA, the

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SEN Design Group Expands Educational Access

CHARLOTTE, NC — SEN Design Group, the Charlotte, NC-based kitchen and bath industry buying group and business education resource, has revamped its membership structure to increase access to business education

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NKBA Cites ‘Thirty Under Thirty’ Class of 2022

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — The National Kitchen & Bath Association has unveiled its Thirty Under 30 Class of 2022. The program, currently in its tenth year, recognizes talented kitchen and bath

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Architecture Firms Report Increased Demand for Services

WASHINGTON, DCArchitecture firms, including those focused in the residential sector, continued to report increasing demand for design services in September, according to a new report issued by the American Institute

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