Knoxville builder says home improvement materials, labor in high demand

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – When there is a low supply and high demand, the cost will go up. That seems to be the case when it comes to home improvement right now.

Josh Sanderson is a builder with Smithbilt Homes.

“Right now, you’re going to be paying the highest prices for these materials, and you’re not guaranteed to get them at that price,” said Sanderson.

He’s looking at a long list of clients trying to get a house or a remodel.

“We’re almost sold out for the entire year, and we’re already talking about 2021,” said Sanderson.

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