Data
Residential Remodeling

Interior Finish Materials

These reports use incidence rates, household purchase rates for homeowners and renters, and housing stock to produce market demand data and five-year forecast for the residential repair and remodeling purchases. The Interior Finishes report contains a summary of purchase volume in units for a wide variety of interior finishes for walls and ceilings in each of the 50 states. Market shares are also reported separately for owner-occupied dwellings for each of 32 geographic areas of the United States and renter-occupied dwellings for each of the nine Census Divisions. Product categories include:

TYPE OF PURCHASE
  • Paneling, gypsum wallboard or Sheetrock for interior ceiling surfaces
  • Paneling, gypsum wallboard or Sheetrock or ceiling tiles for interior ceiling surfaces
  • Paint for interior walls, ceilings, doors or moldings
  • Wallpaper
  • Other interior finish materials
INTERIOR WALL SURFACE MATERIAL
  • Plywood paneling
  • Decorative hardboard or other paneling (non-wood finish)
  • Decorative hardboard or other paneling (wood finish)
  • Actual wood boards
  • 3/8 or 1/2 inch gypsum drywall
  • 5/8 or 3/4 inch gypsum drywall
  • Fiber cement backerboard
  • 1/2 inch cement backerboard
  • Other
INTERIOR CEILING SURFACE MATERIAL
  • Plywood paneling
  • Decorative hardboard or other paneling (non-wood finish)
  • Decorative hardboard or other paneling (wood finish)
  • Actual wood boards
  • 3/8 or 1/2 inch gypsum drywall
  • 5/8 or 3/4 inch gypsum drywall
  • Fiber cement backerboard
  • 1/2 inch cement backerboard
  • Acoustical tiles
  • Other
ROOMS FOR WHICH PAINT WAS PURCHASED
  • All rooms
  • One bedroom
  • More than 1 bedroom
  • One bathroom
  • More than 1 bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Family room
  • Dining room
  • Living / Great room
  • Other rooms
 
ROOMS FOR WHICH WALLPAPER WAS PURCHASED
  • All rooms
  • One bedroom
  • More than 1 bedroom
  • One bathroom
  • More than 1 bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Family room
  • Dining room
  • Living / Great room
  • Other rooms
PAINT AND WALLPAPER
  • Painted ceilings
  • Painted walls
  • Painted doors and molding
  • Wallpaper and border
PURCHASER / INSTALLER
  • Majority purchased by a professional contractor
  • Majority installed by a professional contractor
PLACE OF PURCHASE
  • Home center – Home Depot
  • Home center – Lowe's
  • Home center – Menards
  • Home center – Other
  • Hardware store
  • Specialty store
  • Lumber yard
  • Discount store
  • Other