Single-family housing could be making a comeback, says Keith Ruggieri, director of floorcovering at Sherwin-Williams.

"The market is still very strong in the multifamily segment, and we're starting to see that the single family market is starting to come back strong," Ruggieri said.

He should know.

When most people hear the name Sherwin-Williams, they think only of paint.

But the company is also the largest U.S. purchaser of flooring in the multi-family market, Ruggieri said, a commodity that closely tracks the rise, fall and subsequent recovery of the housing industry. See the fully story at