Homewyse Improvements and Enhancements - August 2019

Streamlined page design and improved page load performance highlight improvements. Wage and material updates are also included.

The cost estimating calculators at homewyse.com now reflect the following changes:

  • Updated Page Design The design for homewyse calculator pages has been streamlined for easier, more consistent access. Clutter has been eliminated and a more modern page style is included.
  • Enhanced Page Load Performance Calculator pages will load up to 63% faster, due to more efficient coding and data access.
  • Wage Increases Updates include higher wages across the spectrum for home construction and remodeling professionals. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, market wages in have increased by 0.25%.
  • Material Increases Updates include higher material prices for roofing, framing lumber and coatings. Increases range from 0.1% to 0.3%.