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This Map Shows Where Construction Workers are Highest Paid (and How Much) in the U.S.

The USA is one of the largest markets for the construction industry, which employs over 6 million people and generates nearly 1 trillion dollars in revenues every year. As the labor accounts for nearly 48% of the cost of a new home, for most homeowners and landowners, worker wages are a strong determiner of the cost of home’s construction. Given the high variation from state to state, the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau Statistics’ 2016 study provides some useful information about average construction worker

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Top 100 Influencers to Follow in the Swimming Pool Industry 2017

With the hot weather fully established, pool owners and pool lovers are relishing the fact that in addition to being summer, it’s also swimming pool season. To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of the top 100 influential people and companies in the swimming pool industry to follow this year. Each one of these influencers has a strong social media presence on blogs, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, and several other channels. This list will be of use to anyone who works in the pool industry,

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2017 Bathroom Trends Unveiled: Smart Devices Are the Next Big Thing

When it comes to bathroom remodels, it often seems as though anything goes, with fads coming and going every other day. Both designers and homeowners want to look to the future to stay current yet maintain a timeless aesthetic. Upcoming trends not only show you what’s hot now, but point to the direction of things to come as well. That’s why we’ve conducted this survey of bathroom trends that have been seen so far in 2017; so that industry professionals and homeowners can

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Single-Family Home Construction Trends 2017

“The architect must be a prophet... a prophet in the true sense of the term... if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.” As Frank Lloyd Wright put it, architects must be able to see the future to do their jobs properly. After all, it’s their job — along with designers, builders, and other stakeholders — to provide direction and creativity in the world of residential real estate. That’s why we’ve conducted a survey of construction trends that have

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Top 100 Influencers in the Landscape Architecture and Design Industry 2017

Spring is coming and with it, the world looks to the outdoors. Beautiful landscapes are created by landscape architects, who are forward thinking in their design. Allow us to introduce you to the top 100 influencers of the landscape architecture and design industry. We chose these architects from nationwide industry experts based on their contributions to blogs and news websites, as well as through their social media presence — top industry list appearances, awards won, and landscape associations. Listed alphabetically, we’ve included their contact and website

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Top 200 Influencers in the Home Design Industry 2017

We’ve already brought you the top 200 influencers in the construction industry – now we’ve compiled a list of the top 200 influencers in the home design industry from around the U.S. We’ve based our selections on their presence online, their social media activity, and on the awards they’ve won, just like before. Listed alphabetically for easy perusing, we’ve also included their contact and website information as well, so you can learn more about them and their work. You can see

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Top 200 Influencers in the Construction Industry in 2017

The construction industry changes nearly daily, shaping and defining the way people live, work, and interact with their homes and buildings. This list of the top 200 influencers in the construction industry from around the U.S. shows some of the best professionals who are designing, building, manufacturing, and installing the various components of the buildings we work and live in as well as interacting with users through social media and the Internet with the aim to also reach different audiences. Listed alphabetically and chosen for

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