Experts Foresee A Busy Summer For Home Projects
While May is officially recognized as National Home Improvement Month throughout the U.S., many people are just beginning their home improvement checklist during the spring. In fact, many projects are booked in the summer months as well.
May Is National Home Improvement Month
Experts say home improvement spending is expected to increase this year, compared to last year. The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University predicts homeowners will spend $151 billion during 2013 on various projects, marking an increase of more than 20 percent compared to last year.
Home Improvement Spending On The Rise
If you're planning a home improvement project this year, you're not alone. Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies predicts spending on various projects will increase by more than 20 percent this year to $151 billion.
Walkways Benefit From Range Of Building Materials And Outdoor Heating
Whether they lead to a deck or a flower garden, walkways should be part of the design scheme for an outdoor living space. If homeowners want the added convenience of radiant heating, it may be installed with many of the building materials available for outdoor paths.
Must-do Home Repairs
It is safe to say that when homeowners get hit with unexpected home repairs, they may feel that they can be ignored or put off to avoid the extra expense.