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Housing Starts Jump 20.2% in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 19, 2015—Housing starts leapt 20.2% to a 1.14 million annualized rate in April, according to the Commerce Department.

Home Depot Sales up 6.1% in Q1, Boost 2015 Outlook   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 19, 2015—Home Depot’s net income increased $1.58 billion, or $1.21 per share, in Q1 2015 to $20.89 billion. And its total same-store sales rose 6.1%.

Tandus Centiva Receives NSF/ANSI 332 Silver Level for Venue Series   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 19, 2015—Tandus Centiva has received NSF/ANSI 332 silver level certification for its Venue Series luxury vinyl tile product line.

US Floors Adds Petproof Warranty to Coretec Luxury Vinyl Collections   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 19, 2015—US Floors has added a Lifetime Petproof Warranty to its Coretec Plus engineered luxury vinyl flooring collections.

Carpet One Summer Convention Will Feature Two Unique Speakers   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 19, 2015—The Carpet One summer convention, which starts July 15 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, will include presentations by two unique speakers: Dennis Snow and Erik Wahl.

Builder Sentiment Falls, but Conditions Still Viewed as Favorable   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 18, 2015—U.S. homebuilder sentiment fell to 54 in May from April’s 56 reading, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

AIA Convention Draws Over 18,000   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 18, 2015—The American Institute of Architects convention, held in Atlanta May 14 to 16, was attended by between 18,000 and 19,000 architects and members of the A&D community.

Consumer Sentiment Down 7.6% in May, Says U of M   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, May 18, 2015—Consumer sentiment fell in May, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.