Top Home Trend Predictions From Industry Leading Manufacturer for 2011

KLAMATH FALLS, OR--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  It's been a year like no other for homeowners, builders and remodelers -- as well as manufacturers. How has today's rollercoaster market impacted attitudes, lifestyles and priorities when it comes to home improvement? As a leading global manufacturer, JELD-WEN reveals its top three trends based on market analysis, product emphasis and customer feedback for the coming year:

They're Baaack: Crowded Quarters

The economy has forced one in 10 young adults (18 - 35) to move back home. The number of parents living with a grown child has increased by 67 percent. The average new home size is shrinking. How are homeowners coping with increasingly crowded multi generational households...

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Tough Trade Offs

No longer do most people have the discretionary income to have it all. When it comes to home improvements and upgrades, homeowners are having to make the tough choice on where to save and where to splurge and are turning to manufacturers for solutions that don't sacrifice style and performance...

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America's Most Neglected

Some improvements are as obvious as the nose on your face. Others are still a major blind spot for homeowners. Time to think creatively about how to kick some of the less obviously ugly, worn out and dated features to the curb...

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Contact Information:

Darcie Meihoff
CMD on behalf of JELD-WEN
(503) 276-7006