Survey Reveals Top Remodeling Projects
May 4, 2015
Bathroom remodeling once again edged out kitchens as the most popular type of remodeling project, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders.
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Through 2009 kitchens had dominated home remodeling projects as the most common, but that trend switched in 2010 and then again in 2014 as bathroom remodeling takes the throne.
Bathroom remodeling was cited as the most common remodeling project in 2014 by 78 percent of remodelers, just barely edging out kitchen remodels at 77 percent, NAHB reports. Other types of remodeling projects trail kitchens and baths by a wide margin.
The following is a breakdown of the most common remodeling jobs in 2014, according to NAHB:
- Bathroom remodeling
- Kitchen remodeling
- Windows/door replacement
- Whole house remodeling
- Room additions
- Repairing property damage
- Handyman services
- Finished basement
- Bathroom additions
- Enclosed/added porch
Source: "Remodeling Jobs – Baths Edge Kitchens Again for Top Spot," National Association of Home Builders Eye on Housing blog (May 1, 2015)
Updated: January 23, 2020