Window and Door Sales Up in Q1 2016

Catalina Reports
May 6, 2016
Markets

U.S. window and door sales strengthened in the first quarter of 2016 due to a 14.5 percent increase in housing starts and a 12.5 percent rise in nonresidential building construction spending. Metal door sales received a boost from double-digit increases in nonresidential building construction over the past two years. Wood door and all window sales also benefited from the surge in single-family housing starts in the first quarter. Single-family home starts jumped by 22.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016. 

As a result of these trends, U.S. window dollar sales are estimated to have increased by 9.4 percent in the first quarter of 2016, and unit sales could have increased by 10.4 percent. U.S. door sales were seen increasing by 9.3 percent in dollars and 8.8 percent in units.

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