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Study Shows Homeowners Want Bigger Closets

A recent study shows that more than half of people who renovate their master bedrooms also expand their closets. Houzz, an online home improvement community, surveyed more than 1,500 people who completed a bedroom renovation or decorating project in the past 12 months, …

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Home Depot Alters Focus for Changing Baby Boomer Habits

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The baby boomer generation is shifting from planning DIY jobs to hiring professionals to do projects for them, and The Home Depot is taking note and shifting gears, as well. The big-box retailer is paying attention to its largest customer base, and at a …

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2015 Market Measure

To download a PDF of the complete 2015 Market Measure, please complete the form at the bottom of the page. It doesn’t take an Ivy League economist to explain what happens when consumers have more money in their pockets, their homes’ …

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Turn Renovation Into Moneymaking

Don’t forget that the remodeling market has been recovering along with the housing market, so you can plan to sell projects, such as kitchen remodels, to homeowners who want to update their houses in 2o16. To find what remodeling projects are the …

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How the Independent Hardware Retailing Industry Is Faring—A Letter to the Editor

Recently, a local newspaper in Indianapolis, where the North American Retail Hardware Association is headquartered, published a story about an independent hardware store that’s closing its doors. The story also talked about the tough times the independent hardware retailing industry …

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Aging-in-Place Resources

As baby boomers and older consumers look to the future, many are searching for ways to improve their safety and quality of life without leaving their lifelong homes. The May issue of Hardware Retailing magazine takes a look at the aging-in-place …

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Aging in Place Selling Guide

As more and more baby boomers reach retirement, the older population is adapting their homes so they can live safely and independently. These design elements are not just for the elderly however, as universal design is useful for all ages. In the …

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Home for the Ages

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Aging in Place Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/aging-in-place.  Popular Trends and Projects for Aging-in-Place Remodeling By Renee Changnon rchangnon@nrha.org and Sara Logel slogel@nrha.org Baby boomers currently make up more than one-fourth of the U.S. population, and every …

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