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New and advanced product features, along with product quality, price, availability, and green or sustainable features are top priorities for contractors and builders in choosing which products to use in new homes or remodels. Builder Magazine released its annual Brand Use Study, which lists the top products used by builders, developers, and contractors.
More than 750 respondents nationwide shared their brand use practices within 52 building product categories, including cabinets, bath fixtures, flooring, exterior materials, and others. The products are used among single-family builders, builder-developers, general contractors, and multifamily builders.
The survey is broken down into each product category by listing products with the most brand familiarity, those products most often used, and perceptions over which brand offers the highest-quality products.