1. Home Show Fills Need for Contractors, Consumers - BusinessWest

    Home Show Fills Need for Contractors, Consumers - BusinessWest

    In the old days — prior to the pandemic — when homeowners wanted to make improvements to their property, they called several contractors for competitive bids. Once a contractor was selected, the job would start shortly after that.  Since the pandemic, those days are long gone. Contractors are busier than ever, and building materials have been affected by worldwide supply shortages and price hikes. Now, homeowners seeking a contractor can leave a phone message, but may not receive a call back.

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    1. Many people will research their home project online, but at some point they need to see and touch the products they want and speak to professionals who can get the job done.
    2. While most contractors are straight out right now, many don't know what their business will be like in the coming fall and winter months.
    3. We often see a 40% increase in business right after the Home Show.
    4. In planning the show, we've gone back and forth from wearing masks to not wearing masks as mandates keep changing, so it won't be a surprise if they change again.
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