Materials Shortages & Price Volatility challenges for Garages, Basements, & Home Improvements Projects - & How We Can Help As we approached the 3rd quarter of 2020 to date builders across the country experienced a series of unprecedented spikes and manufacturing disruptions for almost every single construction material product, While this especially applies to lumber, there is also a shortage of building materials for vinyl siding, roofing, steel, concrete, trusses and most product imperative for a successful project completion In the chart below provided by lbmjournal , You can see what percentage of materials are facing shortage issues. Products provided by Alta Home Garages & More are making up a big part of this list. Why Is There A Shortage & Price Hike? Covid-19 is primarily the reason behind the building materials shortage. A large reason for this is the social distancing requirements and limited manpower for material production. These limitations aren’t only happening for Canada & US-based materials, but everywhere in the world. Since there is a limited workforce, material production decreased. Furthermore, as people started to work from home, they are looking to invest into improving their homes. What projects are being in demand? \tHigh ROI projects such as Garage Building, Basement Development, Fence, and Deck build, Concrete Projects, Home Office, Kitchen/Bath Upgrade, and other home improvements projects. Our products provide some of the highest returns for the money that you will find in home improvement \tProducts to help maintain a comfortable indoor environment that adds living space for you and to protection and warmth for your car \tAlley and curb appeal upgrades to create more beautiful & valuable homes \tStrive for an ideal environment for a home office or home school setup \tLower housing bills as added space accounts for unnecessary spendings of renting out for family members and most importantly invest into your property to raise the value. If you are planning to build a new garage or develop a basement this year not all hope is lost. Don’t Delay Your Project & Plan If the shortage or the price hike has you thinking that you need to wait to get an appointment, the truth is that it’s time to take action now. While it might seem the commodity lumber pricing is somewhat correcting, there are a vast number of factors that come into play until those changes will manifest into a retail consumer if at all. Instances such as COVID-19 proves that we are living in a world of uncertainty. Placing your order for materials puts you in the queue now and getting your new project underway long before the start of construction Besides the shortages, material costs are on the rise. If you act now, you can still get your projects completed and at a possible lower cost if you commit now. How are We Helping With Materials Shortages? While we can’t control the pace of material production, or the price of lumber or any other building material, there are other ways we can help. First, know that we lock in the price of your signed quote for the duration of the project This means that any price increases that occur within the project time-line will not be applied. This is a sure way to keep prices as low as possible heading into the fall and winter seasons. Best of all, we can offer financing options that are super flexible and will help you to digest the costs without breaking the bank. Take Advantage of Our Promos In addition to your price lock, we also provide great promotions to homeowners who decide to build this year. For a limited time, we are offering a free no payment no interest: 0% Interest until 2022. Don’t Pay Until 2022 financing options. We encourage you to go ahead and apply now and see if you qualify: https://www.financeit.ca/s/OvG2QQ This offer is good until July 31st 2021. Act NOW! More than half the homeowners at Alta Home Garages & More use our financing for garages. Basements, decks and fences , You can get ahead during this phase of materials shortage & price hikes by setting up a FREE estimate with us now. Click HERE!