Homeownership naturally leads to home improvements and renovations, but the spending on these projects varies a lot. To understand where Americans have spent money on their homes in recent years, we published a visualization showing which projects generated the most revenue.
There were countless outages across the U.S. throughout the year. Collectively, these outages point toward a growing problem that needs to be addressed. In this article we analyze the problem and the available solutions for homeowners.
As the US approaches the one-year anniversary of the initial government-mandated lockdowns meant to suppress the spread of COVID-19, it is clear that nearly every industry has been affected to some degree. Some
The 2020 Easter tornado outbreak tore in with gusto in April of this year, letting loose 140 tornados over the Southern and Eastern United States. In late summer, we saw another spat of
Even as families across America express interest in moving to lower-density areas and building homes, an increase in the price of lumber across the board is making their dream inaccessible for many. Lumber
Every home built across America represents jobs, trade, and economic growth, and the total impact of residential construction on the U.S. economy is profound. For every home built or remodeled, jobs are
As we work to reduce our carbon footprint, one big question always comes up: just how much greenhouse gas do our homes produce? We wanted to look at this question in detail, and
Many industries have felt a slow down or some form of an economic impact in the second quarter of 2020 due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. With widespread shutdowns and stay
There’s a misconception among many Americans that most of the goods and products used in America today were produced overseas. A report published by the National Association of Home Builders has found,
COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on people’s lives. As the virus swept the nation, many people found themselves at home far more often than they normally would be. And whether they
The housing market has had its fair share of ups and downs over the years. Internal and external factors from the foreclosure crisis of 2010 to an inventory shortage just four years later
Homeowners are increasingly concerned about how their home’s environment could be negatively affecting their well-being. In fact, a joint 2019 study conducted by Harvard University and the Farnsworth Group reported that 30
As the COVID-19 virus continues to circulate the globe, many industries and jobs are beginning to feel the effects of the social distancing and quarantining that most people are doing to help keep