Labor shortages have been well documented from all sides of the industry. From dealers to carpenters, labor has been in short supply, but some areas have been hit harder than others. In the recently released 2016 Houzz State of the Industry Report, Houzz examined industry labor shortages in four regions around the US and in 16 different job categories. The Midwest region fared the worst, having the greatest labor shortage in nine of the categories listed, while the northeast region had the greatest labor shortages only in the HVAC category. The report digs deeper into the industry beyond labor shortages, so check out the full report here.

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