According to consumerreports.org, 2016 might finally be the year to tackle that big home renovation project. Why? According to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, home improvement spending is projected to reach $155 billion this year, surpassing the peak set in 2006. At the same time, the construction industry is in the throes of a massive labor shortage, having shed more than 2 million jobs since 2007.
In an article entitled: “Home Renovation Without Aggravation” they say: “You don’t need a degree in Keynesian economics to spot the problem: Demand for home renovation work is swiftly outpacing the supply of qualified professionals.” Read more for hints and tips on how to save thousands of dollars on your renovation without compromising quality—or losing your cool. http://bit.ly/1Tt1XxB