"Remodelers are suffering from weak consumer confidence and constricted credit lines," – NAHB Remodelers Chairman Donna Shirey, CGR, CAPS, CGP, a remodeler from Issaquah, Wash. "Homeowners are delaying remodeling projects because of economic uncertainty." – National Assc. of Home Builders
Strengths : Allows for a greater amount of customization and design opportunities for customers Weaknesses : Labor and relationship intensive work, current economic conditions where potential customers are delaying decisions. Opportunities : Concrete offers a cheaper alternative than quartz, marble, and other synthetic surfaces at much lower prices and design opportunities. Threats : Scarcity in suppliers, many smaller suppliers and vendors have shut down due to economy, biggest competitors might be largest suppliers.