Pandemic makes need for home improvements, drives up product prices

Jennifer Rodgers has normally dreamed of developing a new household.

She lived in Copley for some 20 several years and marketed her home in September to quickly go in with her fiancé, Mike, in Maple Heights while they construct a new household in Stow.

Rodgers, who turned 60 not that extensive in the past, claimed they have been dreaming and setting up to construct for about two many years.

A few factors they did not system for were a pandemic and the selling price of making elements to soar through the roof.

The value of building provides — if you can uncover them — is at or near report highs.

The monetary blow has been softened some, Rodgers reported, many thanks to very low interest prices, but even these are starting off to creep up.