Posts Tagged ‘ home improvement projects ’

Home Improvement Projects Surge

Sep 20th, 2021

U.S. homeowners are initiating home improvement projects with increased frequency, according to the Hearth Home Improvement Index. The index examines the number of applications for home improvement loans on the gethearth.com platform. 2021 data highlights an increased rate of projects related to bedrooms and bathrooms, home offices and kitchens. Wyoming, Texas and Florida top the […]

Annual Cost Vs. Value Report Shows Good Year for Fiberglass Entryways

Jun 11th, 2021

The annual Cost vs. Value report for 2021 came with few surprises this year, showing increased job costs across the board for door and window replacement projects. Despite those increases, costs recouped (calculated based on changes in home sales and existing home values) remain strong, recouping between 61% and 69% for those projects. Compiled by […]

With a Pile of Lumber on Hand, I Aim to Buck the Trend

Dec 22nd, 2020

It’s the year of DYI. Or so say the statistics, as in 2020 more homeowners report they’re tackling their own home improvement projects than ever before. Meanwhile, if you’ve read my past blogs (or happen to know me), then you know that they’re all DIY years for me. But 2020 was going to be different. […]

Modernize Research Reaffirms Health of Remodeling Market

Nov 16th, 2020

Door and window manufacturers and dealers have reported on the health of the renovation market for months now, and another research arm, Modernize.com, released data that also corroborates the fact that homeowners are spending money on home improvement projects, even during COVID-19. The homeowner survey assessed holiday travel and home improvement plans, as well as […]