Hardscaping Sales Boosted by Growing Use of Higher Value Materials in Outdoor Living Areas

Hardscaping Sales Boosted by Growing Use of Higher Value Materials in Outdoor Living Areas

The growing popularity of outdoor living is driving consumer interest in materials that can unify indoor-outdoor aesthetics for a seamless transition between spaces. (Think stone patio pavers that match the flooring in an adjoining interior room, or using the same stone tiling in the backsplashes of both indoor and outdoor kitchens.)


US Gutter Guard Sales Lifted by COVID-19 Home Renovation Boom

US Gutter Guard Sales Lifted by COVID-19 Home Renovation Boom

Gutter guards are increasingly popular with homeowners looking to prevent gutters from being clogged by fallen leaves, pine needles, and other debris, thereby minimizing the need to periodically clean gutters, which can be a time-consuming and potentially dangerous task.


Style & Design Trends Driving Higher Value Bathroom Organization Sales

Style & Design Trends Driving Higher Value Bathroom Organization Sales

Among people who purchase home organization products, the bathroom is one of the rooms for which consumers most commonly purchase organization products. A Freedonia Group survey found that 68% of consumers who bought home organization products in the past months bought products for the bathroom.


Brick, Block, & Paver Suppliers See Expanding Opportunity in Post-Pandemic Commercial Market

Brick, Block, & Paver Suppliers See Expanding Opportunity in Post-Pandemic Commercial Market

The commercial market will remain the leading application for brick, block, and paver demand and post the strongest demand gains through 2025.


Landscaping Products Received Big Boost from Pandemic DIY Boom – But How Long Will It Last?

Landscaping Products Received Big Boost from Pandemic DIY Boom – But How Long Will It Last?

Outdoor areas were a particular area of interest among consumers even before the pandemic, but with social distancing and other factors coming into play, the outdoor living trend accelerated sharply.


Things Are Starting to Look Up Again in the Global Ceiling Market

Things Are Starting to Look Up Again in the Global Ceiling Market

Our new analysis forecasts global demand for ceiling products to increase 4.7% annually to $8.4 billion in 2025. This entry examines some of the key growth drivers identified in the study.


Double-Sided Tapes Gain in Bonding Applications in Construction & Manufacturing Industries

The ongoing transition to tapes from mechanical fasteners or liquid adhesives will boost demand growth for double-sided tapes in the manufacturing and construction industries through 2025.


DIY Home Organization Market Gets Temporary Boost from COVID-19 Home Renovation Boom

DIY Home Organization Market Gets Temporary Boost from COVID-19 Home Renovation Boom

In the US, DIY home renovations saw strong increases in 2020 during the pandemic, and home organization was among consumers’ top projects.


Surge in Lumber Prices to Have Long-Term Effect on US Lumber Market

Surge in Lumber Prices to Have Long-Term Effect on US Lumber Market

One of the more surprising outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic has been its effect on the US lumber market.


3 Ready-to-Assemble Furniture Trends Affecting Demand for Furniture Laminates

3 Ready-to-Assemble Furniture Trends Affecting Demand for Furniture Laminates

The outlook for decorative laminates use in the furniture industry is closely tied to trends in the production of ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture.