For two-plus years, more than seven in 10 homeowners have planned projects quarterly. Likely many external factors play a role in the high number of homeowners working on their homes.
Homeowners are still planning home improvement projects at high rates, but are people still opting for professional help to complete those projects in 2021?
Wondering where in their homes owners are planning to spend money in the next quarter? We surveyed over 3,000 homeowners to find out just that.
While some homeowners are DIYers, others prefer to hire a contractor for any major home improvement projects. How do the numbers compare, and what factors drive homeowners’ decisions to tackle the work or hire professional help?
Every quarter since 2012, HIRI has surveyed approximately 3,000 homeowners about their plans for home improvement in the coming months. The results for the first quarter of 2021, gathered January 7–13, provide crucial insight into how project planners feel about searching for and choosing products.
What influences project planner purchases when choosing products and brands? The answers might be different than you think.
The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) partners with IHS Markit to develop an annual U.S. Size of Market Report. The current report is based on the most recent IHS economics forecast of the U.S. economy and looks at what to expect in the market through 2025.
Each quarter, the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) partners with The Farnsworth Group to survey contractors on a rotating list of topics, as well as their industry and business sentiment. The Q1 study reveals interesting statistics about contractors’ working relationships with customers and other professionals in the planning and financing stages of home improvement projects.
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers spent a great deal of time planning home improvement projects. We saw evidence of this in 2020 and planning activity continues to be strong through the 1st quarter of 2021. See some of the highlights from HIRI's Quarterly Consumer Project Planning Survey in the infographic below.