Remodeling Trends 2011

Based on a recent study by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, home owners are not starting major remodeling project but they are spending their time and money on smaller projects. Mercer Home Solutions, a local remodeler from the Northboro / Shrewsbury area, is seeing the same trend here in the Metrowest Area as well.

With the huge shift in the real-estate market over the last few years, home owners are no longer trying to ‘just’ increase the value of their home with home improvement and remodeling projects. They are more interested in improving the quality of their life, the live-able space, and how ‘comfortable’ it is for the family to stay at home and live in the house. “The majority of requests that we receive for new projects, these days, are for bathroom renovations.  Not just one bathroom, either, but two bathrooms being renovated in one house at the same time”.  What’s included in a bathroom remodel?  Depending on the client’s budget and vision. “We are doing everything from a simple face lift, by replacing a vanity, counter top and a sink, to a complete tear out of an existing bathroom and rebuilding it with custom showers, soaking tubs, custom vanities and top of the line fixtures. What are you seeing for trends?

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