Let’s face it – the past year plus has been trying on many people. Everyone has spent more time at home than they typically would, and it’s caused some strife. But, it’s also created some key opportunities for you to consider new home improvement projects. With that in mind, we figured we would list the top five home improvement projects for 2021 for you to make your home stand out!
Create Outdoor Entertaining SpacesThe first thing that anyone should consider is creating an outdoor entertaining space. There’s a reason it’s the first thing we list on the top five home improvement projects for 2021 and it’s because it’s practical and fun. Over the last year, many outdoor design and architect firms have reported a big demand for those looking to improve their outdoor living area. The great thing about this type of project is that it can be as big or as small as your budget will allow. Whether that be adding a deck or patio, building a pergola, enclosing a porch, or just upgrading your old patio furniture, it’s a project well worth pursuing!
- Create a Home Office
Let’s face it, the way work is done in the country has changed. Working from home has never been more prevalent than it is nice, and having a room dedicated as a home office is a big bonus. According to Zillow, many Americans would like to continue to work from home, which makes this a top priority add for home improvement projects for 2021. A dedicated space will help everyone become more productive as they continue to work from home.
- Create a Closed Floor Plan
We know, this one doesn’t sound right, but hear us out! Many families are finding out that open floor plans may not be for them anymore with so many both working and doing school at home. A lot of homebuilders report over the last few months that buyers are having second thoughts when it comes to open floor plans. With everyone working and learning from home, the need for privacy has increased, which means creating closed floor plans with doors and insulation is key to having a top home improvement project in 2021.
- Create an At Home Gym
You may be catching a running theme here. Another one of the top home improvement projects of 2021 is to create an at home space for working out. With more people spending time at home in 2020, it’s no surprise that home gyms are becoming more popular and show no sign of slowing down in the next year. Fitness equipment sale are growing month over month during the shut downs, and a large number of people will continue to work out from home in the coming months and years. Building an at home gym allows you to utilize the space to further chase after your personal weight goals!
- Update the Bathroom
Bathrooms are always a big home improvement project, and that doesn’t change in 2021. For those considering updates to their bathroom, consider the shower. Large, freestanding showers with zero-clearance entry and linear drains are all the rage these days, and they do make your bathroom stand out! Go all out and upgrade your toilet with a self-closing lid and everyone in the house will be happy!
These are the top five home improvement projects for 2021. There are always so many other things you could do, and Inch by Inch Construction can help you accomplish any goal you have. When you’re ready to tackle one of these, or one of the many other home improvement projects for 2021, give us a call and let’s see how we can partner with you to help make your dream a reality.