Home sweet home. There’s no place like home. Home is where the heart is.
But after a year of lockdowns and restrictions, most people are getting tired of staring at the same four walls. If you are thinking about making some changes, you are not alone. It is reported that Americans spent $339 billion last year in home improvements.
Eating almost all our meals from home had us longing for a nicer kitchen with new cabinets, updated countertops, and energy-efficient appliances. In search of a quiet place to study or work, we invested in a comfortable, well-equipped home office. Gym closures led us to put in a home gym and maybe even a backyard pool. Canceled vacations made us re-imagine how to convert porches, patios, and decks as outdoor retreats.