With the year heading into the final stretch, it’s time to recap the most influential trends of 2017 so we might see where the industry will be headed in the future. While some trends come and go, some always stay in style and could offer a clue as to where home improvement will be this time next year.
Here are four trends that made waves in 2017:
1. Energy Efficiency Is The Norm
Homeowners today are smarter. As such, more are looking for ways to bring energy costs down. Thanks to energy-efficient solutions in the home improvement industry, replacements for entry and patio doors now utilize energy more wisely and economically than ever before.
2. Smarter Homes
While we’re on the topic of being smart, you can expect smart homes to be the norm for 2017 and beyond. Technological advancements can now keep homeowners connected to their respective homes even when they are away. Smart homes and energy efficiency go hand in hand.
3. Sustainability Is A Necessity
Just as homeowners these days want excellent energy performance, they also prioritize sustainability. Homes with less negative impact on the environment has been the way for 2017. This includes options like renewable energy sources and home components, such as doors consisting of eco-friendly or recyclable materials.
4. Dark Is In
Dark-colored doors have been a prominent fixture in trendy homes throughout the year. The infusion of darker colors adds a contemporary note and noticeable visual drama for homeowners with a taste for flair and class. This trend works well for both interior and exterior doors.
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