100% made in america house

October 13, 2011

It’s simple. Buying locally is the smart and right thing to do.  You get a great American-made product AND you are supporting your local economy…

Well wouldn’t it be great to do that on your next home remodel/ new build project?

Think of all of the parts and materials that go into a house; nails, studs, wiring, flooring, lighting, etc. One builder in Montana is thinking outside the box (and inside the USA) on his latest new build project. He is sourcing EVERYTHING in the home from the US. How fantastic!

The builder was able to find everything he needed for construction within 33 of the 50 US states.

Check out the video here: http://news.yahoo.com/video/business-15749628/home-completely-made-in-america-26889271.html

He says that if builders used just 5% more American-made products in their projects about 220,000 jobs could be created right now!

So, builders, contractors, and designers, are we up for the challenge?! I think yes!

The USA made nails cost $5 more a box than the Chinese made nails, but the construction crew found that the USA made nails jammed the nailgun far less often.

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5 Responses to “100% made in america house”


  1. This is awesome! Thanks for raising the awareness in how important it is to buy US Made products! Feel free to check out our website at http://www.allamericanclothing.com. Everything we make is 100% USA Made.
    Thanks for what you are doing again!
    Logan
    All American Clothing


  2. A fantastic read, thank you for sharing this. I look forward to reading more of your stuff.. my home design could certainly use it!


  3. […] October we shared an article and video from ABC that talked all about a project in Montana where EVERYTHING going into building the house was made in the USA. The interview is interesting and comes with some eye-opening […]


  4. […] October we shared an article and video from ABC that talked all about a project in Montana where EVERYTHING going into building the house was made in the USA. The interview is interesting and comes with some eye-opening […]


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