Highlights from the recent International Home Show in Orlando Fla


Comments   |   News

  • Therma Tru Doors have a sidelight door that opens to DP 50 standards
  • Meon has a complete digital/memory system for under $2500
  • TREX has a surface board and railing bender available for $5750
  • 7′ and 8′ Garage Door Screens with Entry Doors available for under $1500 installed
  • Sears water management and cleaning systems still leading the way
  • Broan [LED Lighting] and Panasonic [Whisper Green] task fans still leading the way in moisture mngmt.
  • Sherwin William Paint meeting the needs for everyone;  cunsumer and professional
  • Great Stuff spray has pro options
  • PVC Trim options are getting saturated with options and companies
  • BlancoLED Faucets, Lutron sensors
  • Outdoor kitchens can go subterrainian to accomodate a swim up bar
  • Morning kitchens in Master Bedrooms
  • Energy Star homes in 2009 21% 2010 23%
  • Low cost IR Cameras are only $2500
  • Average overhead for Home Improvement/Builder is 18% of sales
  • Average labor burden for an employee is 56%
  • NAHB showroom went from 110k sf to 52k sf

For more information about the show, please click here

Leave a Reply