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  • 6 QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT LARGE OPENING DOOR SYSTEMS

    A builder’s checklist to use before selecting your large opening folding, sliding, or swing door supplier The hottest residential design trend for five years running is the indoor/outdoor living area, according to the American Institute of Architects. Their bellwether AIA Home Design Trends Survey has crowned it the most desired home space selection since 2013, easily brushing

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  • CALIFORNIA MEDIAN HOME PRICE TOPS $600K

    Prices at highest ever, leading to sales declines. California’s median home price reached a new high in May, while home sales retreated both on a monthly and annual basis, wiping out most of the gains posted for the year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said late Tuesday. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a

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  • NEW UNIVERSAL SHOWER HEAD BY CROSSWATER LONDON

    The Elements 8-Jet Shower Head features a total of 64 individual sprays. Crosswater London’s newly-launched Elements 8-Jet Shower Head is the company’s first universal shower head, designed to mesh stylistically with traditional, contemporary, or transitional aesthetics. The shower head is constructed from solid brass, and features a maximum flow rate of 1.75 gpm. Its eight

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  • HOUSING STARTS UP 5% IN MAY

    Permits, however, fall 4.6%. Housing starts in May rose 5% from a revised April estimate to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,350,000, 20.3% above the May 2017 rate and a 10-year high, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Single-family housing starts in May were at a rate of 936,000, 3.9% above the revised April figure

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  • CONSTRUCTION STARTS SURGE 15% IN MAY

    The increase follows a 12% decline in April, and shows total construction activity reaching the highest level reported over the past eight months. At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $783.6 billion, new construction starts in May advanced 15% from April, Dodge Data & Analytics reported Wednesday. The increase follows a 12% decline in April,

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  • FUNCTION OF FUTURE HOUSING FOR AN AGING POPULATION

    A National Building Museum exhibit explores the need for housing that is not only more affordable for future buyers, but will address the needs of an aging population. Technology and function merge in ways that bring multipurpose to spaces that were previously accepted as static. This short video shows a future of space transformation. Continue

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