Home Improvement Spending Habits That Might Surprise You

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We’ve always been curious as to how much people spend on home improvement projects and today FIXR released a great graphic of data pulled from The American Housing Survey, US Census, National Bureau of Economic Research and the Joint Center of Housing Studies of Harvard University.
We’re surprised that room additions and alterations ranked much higher than kitchen and bath remodels in both annual spent per year and home improvement budgets.
Check out the full graphic.


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How americans spend their money on diy home improvement
Source: Fixr

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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