The 10 Most Popular Home Improvements Amid COVID-19

Halfpoint / Shutterstock.com Spending on home improvements grew in 2020, driven both by higher costs for labor and materials and by homeowners’ shifting priorities. Spending averaged $8,305 — up by $745 from 2019, according to HomeAdvisor’s latest annual State of Home Spending report. The report is based on a poll Continue Reading

2021 interior-design trends: What’s going out and what will be popular

Shiplap is falling out of fashion. Shiplap was popular throughout the 2010s. ocwarfford/Shutterstock Interior designer Rachel Street, host of DIY Network’s “Philly Revival,” told Insider that shiplap is one of the fastest fading trends. Once used to waterproof boats, shiplap siding became a trendy way to decorate interior walls in Continue Reading