Projects around the home are never finished (as any homeowner will tell you). In fact, many projects that require a certain type of product or supplies recur on a seasonal basis. Learn more about the results from HIRI's Quarterly Project Tracker.
Did you miss this year’s Summit? Not to worry. We’ve assembled five high-level takeaways summarizing the hottest topics covered at the event. Read more...
Learn more about seasonal home improvement trends in our blog article highlighting insights from the Home Improvement Research Institute's new Project Activity Tracker.
HIRI's Monthly Pro Tracker marks the sixth straight month that respondents reported material prices as the top limiting factor in a majority of projects. Read more about our June update.
Home Improvement Research Institute’s Project Decision Study takes a deeper look, tracking home improvement project timelines from initial conception to full completion. Keep reading to learn about the stages of popular seasonal projects and when to anticipate your products’ purchasing stage for homeowners.
In 2022, it seems that the state of our economy is changing more quickly than ever. Factors such as conflict overseas and lingering tailwinds of a pandemic are contributing to rising inflation that affects Americans’ lives in different ways. Learn how inflation is affecting home improvement consumers.
The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) examined homeowners’ major barriers to completing home improvement projects during this unique time in the industry. Read more about the top challenges we uncovered.
Typically, the fourth quarter of the year sees less project activity compared to the summer months. However, 2021 ended strong with 76% of homeowners planning on undertaking at least one project in Q4. Read more about results from HIRI's Q4 2021 Consumer Project Planning Study.
After an uptick in 2020, home improvement activity remained strong in 2021. This is great news for professionals in the home and building industry, as consumer activity leads to product purchases and overall market growth. Read more of HIRI's findings from our recent Project Decision Study.