Home improvement professionals across the country say they’re experiencing challenges in completing projects in recent months. Learn more from HIRI's article regarding supply chain pressures and project delays.
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.
HIRI's recently released Size of the Home Improvement Products Market report indicates a return to pre-pandemic market levels as inflation spikes and households complete home improvement projects. Read about our forecasts for the home improvement market.
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.
This February, HIRI administered an online survey to 560 respondents across various construction and remodeling trades to achieve just that. What we learned was not a complete shock, but rather a confirmation of the difficulties many in the home improvement industry have recently faced.
In the United States and around the globe, people are becoming more mindful of ways to incorporate sustainable living practices into their daily routines, and eco-friendly choices are now a priority for some consumers. Read more about HIRI's Sustainability at Home Report.
In our most recently released we found that COVID-19 concerns and material availability were the two most prominent pain points affecting pros this January. Read more ...
Like most things around the beginning of 2021, the outlook for the home improvement market was uncertain. Read more about our top three takeaways from 2021.