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Factors Driving U.S. Prepackaged Mortar, Grout, and Cement Mixes Demand (1997-2021 estimate)


  • Tile sales by type: ceramic, stone, and glass
  • Mortar, grout, and cement mix purchases per new housing unit completed
  • New and existing home sales
  • Housing permits and starts
  • Average square feet and number of bathrooms per new housing unit
  • New versus remodeled kitchens and bathrooms
  • Residential hard surface flooring replacement jobs
  • Building material retail sales
  • Employment, personal income, and mortgage rate trends
  • Private and public nonresidential building construction spending