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Industry Trends6 min
The mood of builders in the 55+ single-family sector can be described in just two words: very optimistic. Earlier this year, the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index scored its highest builder confidence rating since the index was introduced in 2008.
Industry Trends4 min
13 A Mid-Year Look at 2019 Exterior Trends

While many building professionals actively seek out exterior trends at the start of the new year, it’s important to keep on top of trends a…

Industry Trends8 min
14 r Building Smarter Starts With Smashing Silos

One of the most vexing problems in home construction is that productivity isn’t rising fast enough – even though there are fabulous product…

Industry Trends5 min
15 r Attracting More Millennial Homebuyers

About half of America’s would-be homebuyers are Millennials, but many have postponed their first home purchase because of sizeable student …

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Curb Appeal5 min
16 r 4 Tips to Harmonize Your Home’s Exterior and Outdoor Color Scheme

Summer outdoor entertaining season is officially here! Ensure the atmosphere is just right for guests by creating eye-pleasing symmetry amo…

Industry Trends4 min
17 r Some Common Misconceptions About Building Enclosures

It’s easy for small amounts of water to enter a home’s wall cavity, both during and after construction. When water evaporates it becomes a …

Renovation5 min
18 r What’s a HELOC and How Can it Finance Your Next Remodel?

U.S. homeowners have a record amount of available equity at their fingertips—more than $6 trillion to be exact—which is the highest volume …

Curb Appeal5 min
19 Steps to Create a Welcoming Home Exterior

Most homeowners spend a considerable amount of time and money making their home’s interior inviting, but can sometimes fail to prioritize e…

Industry Trends5 min
20 r What Architects Need to Know About Off-Site Construction

Why the “Field Verify” Approach Can’t Last Forever Last year LP invested $45 million in Entekra, one of the nation’s leading off-site ho…

Curb Appeal5 min
21 Infographic: Smooth Siding for Modern and Traditional Styles

Who says you’re limited to your home’s interior when it comes to letting your design personality shine? The power is yours to choose a sidi…

Business Advice5 min
22 How Remodelers Can Increase Business with HOAs

Home Owner Associations (HOAs) are the governing bodies of many communities throughout the U.S. – and remodelers can miss out on HOA busine…

Industry Trends4 min
24 Trends in Exterior Colors and Materials

“The use of color is widely recognized as an important strategic advantage in successfully marketing new residential developments. Color cr…

Renovation3 min
23 Can You Install Siding Without A Contractor?

If you’re a skilled Do-It-Yourselfer, you can install siding on your own without assistance from a contractor. You would need to carefully …