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Cost increases due to Covid

Updated: Oct 12


While custom home building has weathered the Covid storm for the most part in our region, and even seeing many increases-which is great for the local economy, one of the affects of the pandemic on the construction world is the cost of materials. As with many builders, we are seeing lumber prices skyrocket and materials taking longer than usual to get to us. While the proverbial saying is 'this too shall pass', this article explains some (not all) of the reasons why these material costs are increasing. It may even give you some ideas and alternatives to help with your building plans, budget, and to keep moving forward. https://www.familyhandyman.com/article/lumber-prices-continue-to-soar-due-to-covid-19-building-boom/


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