Kitchens and baths

Moving is out. Remodeling is in. The result: A market of more than $100 billion waiting to be tapped. The sluggish economy, slowdown in the new housing market and the high price of housing means today's homeowners are staying situated and updating what they already have. "People are staying in their homes, rather than moving. They're fixing up their houses," says Ann Daymude, manager of the home improvement department at Barron's Gaithersburg Lumber, Gaithersburg, Md. Although the … [Read more...]