Kitchen, baths high residence transforming initiatives in 2021

Kitchen with bare walls and floors

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A kitchen rework in Mesa in January 2020.

Residence transforming initiatives are maintaining contractors busy, and sure renovations are extra in demand. 

Kitchen and tub renovations make up the majority of enterprise for remodelers surveyed for the Nationwide Affiliation of Residence Builders/Westlake Reworking Market Index. Eighty-one p.c stated kitchens had been among the many commonest initiatives final yr, with bogs an in depth second. 

Full home remodels had been at their highest degree since 2005 — practically 60% of remodelers cited them as widespread.

Different initiatives trailed considerably — about 30% stated completed basements, decks, and window and door replacements had been widespread. Fourteen p.c of remodelers described residence workplace additions as widespread and 5% stated residence health club additions had been amongst final yr’s commonest initiatives. 

Kitchens and baths have traditionally been high contenders within the NAHB survey. In 2019, they tied for the highest spot and in 2020, bogs moved to the highest.