Across the generations, as many as 82% of Millennials and Gen Z, 79% of Gen X, and 56% of Baby Boomers made at least one improvement to their home in the past few months.
What, exactly were homeowners working on while in quarantine? They were focused on the outdoors, with changes to the house exterior being the most common--61% of respondents did work on their garden, patio, or renovated the structure of their house.
58% of those surveyed also made improvements indoors such as adding new flooring, repainting walls, or renovating their bathrooms. 44% of respondents introduced a tech improvement to their home and 34% made their home more environmentally friendly.
The top reasons respondents reported improving their home during COVID was because they had more time, with 55% of those surveyed giving that reason and 59% noted that spending more time inside inspired them to renovate their home.