Homewyse Improvements and Enhancements - December 2020

Site Updates

The Homewyse site now features simplified access to Lists and new Lists templates.

Labor Rate and Material Cost Updates

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

  • Labor Rate Increases Updates include higher wages. Annualized increases range from 1.1% to 2.3%, reflecting significant overhead expenses and growing demand.
  • Material Increases Updates include higher material unit prices for most home remodeling and construction materials, ranging from 3.2% to 5+%. Lumber and sheet goods pricing remain elevated at retail level.