An appliance repair company in Toronto has launched a blog to help advice locals on looking after their household appliances. Prime Appliance Repairs, who cover the whole of the...
“Despite the pandemic, last year was incredibly busy for renovations as we’ve seen first-hand with our pros and homeowner service requests and there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon,” says Shir Magen, CEO of HomeStars. “With all this extra time at home, Canadians are investing in their spaces by making repairs, adding functionality or simply to ‘spark joy’ in the new normal we’re living in.”
Outdoor work dominates
The national survey conducted among HomeStars’ homeowner base, found that the most popular projects this year will be outdoor work including landscaping and decks, with 54 per cent of homeowners planning to improve their outdoor space. In second place came bathroom renovations at 32 per cent, followed by kitchens at 23 per cent. Basement renovations and appliance repair/replace round out the top five at 17 and 12 per cent, respectively.
In regard to anticipated spend, small repairs (those under $1,000) and large jobs over $50,000 were the least popular. The top budget ranges were:
- $1,000 – $10,000 for 46 per cent of respondents (essentially the cost of an annual family vacation)
- $10,000 -…