Most of us are spending a lot more time at home these days—most of our time, in fact. Maybe we’re watching way too many home improvement shows (no judgment here!). But inevitably, we’re looking around our homes and thinking things could use a bit of sprucing up.
“People don’t have to do it; they want to do it,” says Dennis Gehman, owner of Gehman Design Remodeling in Harleysville, PA, and national treasurer of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. “They’ve become tired of their bathroom or kitchen or whatever room. Most of the time, things aren’t broken; they just want a new look.”
And between the need to keep a distance from others and the general economic uncertainty, it makes sense to save some dough by tackling these projects on our own. But beware—everyone needs some professional guidance.
Fortunately, as with work meetings, fitness classes, and even