Construction and Renovation Projects Drive Continued Demand for Home Services

HVAC industry shows remarkable growth amplified by government regulations and the repair and replacement of systems in older homes

TORONTO, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today released its Home Service Economic Report: Special HVAC Edition, which provides a snapshot of the Home Service category’s performance, followed by a deep dive into the factors impacting the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. The report includes expert insights, external data, and proprietary data aggregated from more than 160,000 home service pros who use Jobber.

Home improvement and maintenance expenditures continue to see strong growth performance with last quarter reaching record-breaking growth. Year-over-year revenue growth in the Home Service category overall was up 19% in Q1 2022.

“Home Service continues to perform well against other consumer spending categories largely due to a surge in new home construction and renovation projects,”

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Spotlight: Spanish Tile | Centsational Style

Hola from Barcelona! Today I’m walking La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter and seeing all kinds of beautiful Spanish tile. There’s so much of Gaudi’s influence around me but also classic architecture in this region. I’m sharing images on my Instagram stories as I travel the east coast of Spain.

In design, what we refer to as “Spanish tile” references a wide range of tiles with roots in Spanish or Mexican historical symbolism. In modern times, they are made from ceramic, cement, or clay. Each tile in combination with its neighbor creates a pattern of geometric motifs and floral flourishes on repeat. Paired with white stucco, iron hardware, bright paint colors, or wood textures, this old world aesthetic is one that will never go out of style.

Here’s a peek at some elevated looks using Spanish tile, notice it can be bold and cover an entire floor or backsplash, or

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Home design ideas: ‘Don’t be afraid of doing something bold’

Flora Kogan’s clients were clear from the get-go that they wanted an artistic and modern space. Taking cues from the East Boston couple’s eclectic tastes, love of plants, and existing artwork, the principal of Zaz Studio created a living room with a contemporary twist on mid-century modern style. Color from a bold work of art is key in the punchy look. “That they had that photograph was a sign that we could play with color and pattern,” the designer says. “Don’t be afraid of doing something bold; regardless of space size, you can make it work.”

1 Mario Bellini’s 1970 modular sofa is once again the darling of the design world. Its sensuous form and low-slung profile fit the bill. “We wanted comfort and presence,” Kogan says.

2 The clients purchased Keith Sklar’s Inversion after seeing it exhibited at MassMoCA. “We picked up on its colors and abstract shapes, but

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