A recent study by Angi of 1,000 U.S. adults ages 18 and up has found that most homeowners (52%) believe that home renovations and improvement projects will take longer than anticipated.
“Over half of our survey respondents believe that home renovation projects are guaranteed to take longer than originally estimated,” said the report. “Fifty-five percent of men and 49% of women surveyed share this belief of never-ending home projects.”
Additional survey findings include:
- Women are 10% more likely than men to believe DIY renovations save money over hiring a pro.
- Millennials are 12%-13% more likely to feel that eco-friendly renovations won’t break the bank compared to Generation X and baby boomers.
- Twenty percent of respondents have no idea about permit requirements for common home renovations.
- Seventy-four percent of Americans have some