than buying a new home, home owners are repurposing spaces and
making more efficient use of the home they have with home improvement projects that allow your home to adapt
to your needs over time.
A new survey released by the National Association of Home
shows common remodeling projects have increased in popularity since
2010. The survey describes the changes the remodeling market has
undergone in recent years as homeowners increasingly turn to
remodeling as an option to moving.
The most popular home improvements are
The most common reason is a need to repair or replace an
existing component followed closely by a desire for newer and better
amenities. More than 60 percent of remodelers reported increased
demand for repairs and replacements of old components in the past
two years, while more than half of remodelers said that the desire
for upgraded amenities increased.
In addition to kitchens and baths, the most popular home
improvement projects include
replacements (44 percent), whole house remodels (35 percent),
room additions (33 percent) and
services (31 percent).
The survey polled hundreds of professional remodelers across the
country to determine what home improvement projects were the most
requested by their customers.