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Builder Confidence Rises in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 16, 2014 -- Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose four points to 49 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Construction Begins on IVC LVT Plant   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 16, 2014 -- Construction has started on IVC US's new luxury vinyl manufacturing facility in Dalton.

Surfaces Organizers See Strong Show for 2015   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 16, 2014 -- Surfaces organizers say initial interest by exhibitors in next year's International Surface Event in Las Vegas is running strong.

Industrial Production Rises in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 16, 2014 -- Industrial production increased in May, the Federal Reserve said Monday.

Designers Project Growth in Residential Spending   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 16, 2014 -- The Interior Design 2014 Outlook and State of the Industry, produced by the American Society of Interior Designers, forecasts 2014 will be one of the strongest years for residential spending since 2009.

Motley Fool Profiles Mohawk, Dixie Group   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 13, 2014 -- Investor website The Motley Fool has profiled the business strategies of The Dixie Group and Mohawk Industries, particularly as they relate to carpet as carpet continues to lose marketshare.

IICRC Seeks Comments on Carpet Installation Standard   Full Article
Vancouver, WA, June 13, 2013 -- The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification said a second round of public review and comment has begun for a new carpet installation standard.

Consumer Sentiment Edges Down in Early June   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 13, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment fell to an initial June reading of 81.2 from a final May level of 81.9, according to the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters.

U.S. Home Construction Insuffient, NAR Says   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 13, 2014 -- New home construction is currently insufficient in most of the U.S., and some states could face persistent housing shortages and affordability issues, according to the National Association of Realtors.

NAHB Seeks Entries for Home Design Awards   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 13, 2014 -- The Building Systems Councils of the National Association of Home Builders opened its call for entries for the 2015 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Home Design.