Increasing Home Remodeling Shows Shift to Practical Projects

Home Remodeling

According to a recent article in the Baltimore Business Journal, home remodeling projects are finally on the rise. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Home Design Trend Survey reveals that remodeling projects have increased for two consecutive quarters, a first in the time since the recession began back in 2008.
However, it’s clear that things have changed a lot since then, as evidenced by the types of projects homeowners are undertaking. Specialty features and single-use spaces are a thing of the past, and practical projects are here to stay. AIA’s Chief Economist, Kermit Baker had this to say about the current home design trends.

We are far removed from the days when there was strong demand for home theaters and saunas. Instead, the last several years have seen consumer priorities based more on practicality, ease and affordability over luxury.

While home theaters may be a thing of the past, energy efficiency is here to stay, with many homeowners choosing to do green home remodeling project. Replacing windows and doors is a popular and smart way to increase your home’s energy efficiency, one of the best home improvement projects mentioned in a recent post. Plus, these are quick and easy projects that don’t involve a lot of disturbance to your household.
Bordner provides door and window replacement and installation throughout Kansas City, so if you are interested in saving money on your energy bill, give us a call! To learn more aboutreplacement entry doors and energy efficient window installation, visit our site and set up an appointment with one of our specialists.

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