In this video, the team shares the impact and challenges the pandemic had on their individual trades. Landscape contractor Jenn Nawada shares that landscape trucks used color-coded tools assigned to each worker to limit cross-contamination. Mason Mark McCullough explains how all the trades faced shortages in materials from transportation and factories because of COVID. If a worker tested positive for the disease, it could cause shutdowns for two weeks, halting everything down the line of production. While more people wanted work done on their houses with all the time that they spent at home, lack of resources made it tough for the tradespeople to keep up with the work. Finally, the team shares what positive things that they found came from the pandemic.
How the Building Trades were Impacted During COVID-19
The This Old House team shares how the pandemic affected each of their trades. They talk about the changes in their industries and the challenges they all faced.