More home improvement goods and materials could be subject to increased tariffs, and that has a ripple effect throughout home services. For a homeowner or customer, this could mean added service charges or an increase in the base price of services as these small businesses are pinched.READ MORE
Industry Info & Trends
HomeAdvisor – the largest digital marketplace connecting homeowners with pre-screened home improvement professionals — received more than half a million service requests for kitchen improvements in 2015. Interestingly, homeowners focused on fashion over function — primarily seeking to hire HomeAdvisor professionals to modernize the appearance of outdated cabinets, countertops and fixtures.
The digital home services industry has swallowed a number of companies whole, but it continues to tempt small startups and tech monsters alike. Will new entrants like Google and Amazon make it out alive? Add this infographic to your site: Click the text below. Copy the selected text. Paste the code on your website. The…
The most prevalent bathroom trend is simple enough—bigger and better. Bathroom remodeling remains one of the most common home improvement projects, and there’s no end in sight. These remodels can include knocking out walls to create more space. New home construction is continually upping the ante for bathroom size. Similarly, bathroom design is about maximizing…
The average American house has doubled in size from a generation ago, but a recent worldwide micro-trend is moving in the other direction — toward serious shrinkage.
These new diminutive domiciles appeal to empty nesters as well as those looking to cut back on their carbon footprints and save money.
Spending on home improvement products in the U.S. hit $303 billion last year, so it’s clearly a major topic on homeowners’ minds. But to get a better look at just what kind of renovations are being made across America (and who cares the most about these renovations), we used Google Trends and HomeAdvisor data to…
When deciding whether to ditch the hammer and hire a professional for a home project, homeowners unfailingly ask themselves: “What’s it going to cost?” HomeAdvisor helps answer that question with True Cost Guide.