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Latest News

5 Reasons to Attend the HIRI Insights Conference
Want to stay ahead of the curve? If so, join us in Chicago September 18-19 for the HIRI Insights Conference — but don’t just take our word for it.  Learn what five industry leaders have to say about the HIRI Insights Conference.

What’s on the horizon for the home improvement products market?
After posting strong market growth last year, the home improvement products market is expected to grow by an additional 5.3 percent in 2018. Housing starts are also projected to grow due to rising demand, lean inventories and rising prices.

Who drives brand and product choice on residential builds?
Who makes product and brand decisions on residential projects — the buyer or the remodeler?  Learn what remodelers told HIRI in the recently released Contractor Topic Study.

Project and Sentiment Tracking Study Released
Learn about HIRI's quarterly Project and Sentiment Tracking study.

Life Stages and Home Improvement
Learn how the level of home improvement activity varies by life stage from this infographic.

HIRI Recent Research

Recently Released Research

U.S. Size of the Home Improvement Products Market, March 2018
The home improvement industry’s only product focused size of market study provides data back to 1992 with 5-year forecasts for the consumer and professional markets.  Product category level detail is provided for the consumer market and new in 2018 for the professional market.  Geographic detail is provided for the 9 Census divisions.

Contractor Topic Study- First Quarter, 2018
Partnering with The Farnsworth Group and Home Advisor, this study surveys contractors on industry and business sentiment.   Additionally, HIRI asks about a rotating list of topics on contractor activities that are exclusive to HIRI members comprising their own report. First quarter topic: the Contractor/Homeowner Relationship.

Social Media Listening Report - February 2018
HIRI has partnered with Brunner to provide HIRI members with a social media listening program monitoring conversation around various home improvement topics.

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