Homewyse Improvements and Enhancements - June 2019

Wage and material updates, and enriched scope of work descriptions are the latest enhancements to the homewyse.com cost estimating calculators

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

  • 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 0.1%.
  • Material Increases Updates include higher material prices for roofing, framing lumber and coatings. Increases range from 0.1% to 0.2%.
  • Work Descriptions Work descriptions have been updated for a number of calculators, reducing ambiguity and helping keep a smaller, accurate price range.