The scarcity changed Buhr’s home improvement plans. He started constructing a fence however put the project on maintain when he found it unimaginable to supply new fence posts. Stacked neatly in his yard is a minivan-dimension pile of gray lumber, all stuff Buhr salvaged from dumpsters and a fence demolition project. “Demand for outside living merchandise is surging,” says Nancy Musselwhite, a constructing supplies industry analyst for Principia Consulting.
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“Homeowners sheltering in place during peak COVID rules developed a renewed curiosity in their backyards, actually, as an extension of their home.” And plenty of the work happening in backyards slips underneath the radar of people like Anderson. Astoria Camille, for example, is engaged on a scrappy project behind her mom’s home in Kansas City’s Troostwood neighborhood. Anderson says that rock-bottom interest rates additionally make home enhancements more engaging. And he says that in unsettling times, spending on …Read More