The Home Depot Foundation increased its financial pledge to communities impacted by tornadoes and severe weather this spring, taking its commitment up to $400,000 to support relief efforts across the Southeast and Midwest.
Home Depot’s Hurricane Command Center worked around the clock to move more than 600 truckloads of emergency product to stores in the path of the storm, including generators, gas cans, extension cords, batteries, tarps, lanterns, plywood, dry wall and water.
“To best serve our contractor and builder customers, we are extending our hours of operation at all Texas sales service centers (SSCs), making it easier for them to pick up needed product,” said Scott Maslowski, senior vice president of sales, Dal-Tile Corporation.
Congress is currently considering a fifth round of major legislation to help small businesses and to stimulate the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Floor Covering Association is looking for help to spread the word for the industry to act.
As communities across the US initiate phased reopening plans, The American Institute of Architects is releasing new resources to support employers, public officials and design professionals with re-occupying buildings more safely.
The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors and the North American Building Material Distribution Association have further strengthened their long-time partnership during the COVID-19 pandemic to bring forth resources and programs to meet the specific needs of the distribution channel.