Posts Tagged ‘ Homeowners ’

Home Improvement Projects Surge

Sep 20th, 2021

U.S. homeowners are initiating home improvement projects with increased frequency, according to the Hearth Home Improvement Index. The index examines the number of applications for home improvement loans on the gethearth.com platform. 2021 data highlights an increased rate of projects related to bedrooms and bathrooms, home offices and kitchens. Wyoming, Texas and Florida top the […]

Lowes and Home Depot Financial Results Bear Out Focus on Pros

Sep 9th, 2021

When Lowes and Home Depot released their financial results last month, both posted earnings growth, not surprising given the continued growth of homeowners spending money on remodeling projects. But when dissecting the earnings transcripts for both companies, it was a focus on pro customers that dominated conversations, proving this is where both companies are continuing […]

How Virtual Sales Have Fueled a Frenzy

Jun 22nd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic left most door and window dealers in a temporary juxtaposition. Locked behind closed doors, where they had plenty of time to ponder improvements, homeowners wanted their products more than ever. As a result, “We had to figure out how we could still do our jobs, while keeping everyone safe, but making it […]

Outsmarting Supply and Labor Issues with Outsourcing

Jun 22nd, 2021

The door and window industry is on the brink of what’s traditionally been our busy season. But for many of us, it feels like it’s been busy season for the past year. A hot housing market, low interest rates and homeowners looking to make enhancements to their spaces—they’ve all worked to drive a major spike […]

Annual Cost Vs. Value Report Shows Good Year for Fiberglass Entryways

Jun 11th, 2021

The annual Cost vs. Value report for 2021 came with few surprises this year, showing increased job costs across the board for door and window replacement projects. Despite those increases, costs recouped (calculated based on changes in home sales and existing home values) remain strong, recouping between 61% and 69% for those projects. Compiled by […]

Top Dealer Looks Back on 2020 and the Challenges of COVID-19

Mar 15th, 2021

With a pandemic looming over the year, you might expect to find that door and window dealers struggled to maintain revenues in 2020. Temporary shutdowns, social distancing and supply chain shortages certainly took their tolls, but by and large the industry’s top performers say they found ways around those issues in order to continue on. […]

Thompson Creek Launches YouTube Series for Homeowners

Aug 12th, 2019

Thompson Creek Window Company, a family-owned window and home improvement products manufacturing and installation company, is launching a video learning series on YouTube called “Ask the Home Experts.” The video series, hosted on Thompson Creek’s YouTube channel, is designed to offer helpful tips on exterior home renovations. Videos will also be available on the company’s […]

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