Lumber volatility has caused issues for contractors since the start of the pandemic. To highlight this, Remodeling Magazine reports that residential construction materials saw a 1.5% increase since last December alone.
Quoting from the NAHB’s “Eye on Housing” blog, Remodeling says lumber prices have seen an almost 45% increase since September 2021.
Additionally, legal services for construction companies increased by .5%.
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