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Title: Wood Products Usage in Residential Repair and Remodeling in the United States, 2014

Source: Research In Progress, FPL-RIP-4951-012. Madison, WI: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 2 p.

Author(s): Forest Products Laboratory ,

Publication Year: 2015  View PDF »

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Category: Research In Progress

Abstract: Repair and remodeling of residential units in the existing housing stock is an important market for wood products. Included are many and varied repair and remodeling activities and projects, some requiring substantial amounts of wood products, some not. Historically, one-fourth of all lumber and structural panels, one-sixth of all nonstructural panels, and lesser amounts of engineered wood products consumed in the United States have been used for residential repair and remodeling.

Keywords: Wood use; wood products consumption; residential construction; residential repair and remodeling; residential additions; residential improvements

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 252 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/21/2015
RITS Product ID: 73361

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