The study found 27% have quarantine DIY regrets, with 3 in 4 saying it took “too long” and more than half (57%) saying it “cost too much.”
The average cost of home-improvement projects during the pandemic was $3,797, with 30% of respondents saying their budgets ranged from $1,000 to $5,000, the study found.
About a third of respondents were disappointed with their results (32%), while 12% said their projects were too complicated and they should have hired a professional.
Having owned many homes, I have seen THE WORST of home DIY projects by incompetent home owners. Wow – the above is a warning to home buyers to check everything twice, three times, even more – to uncover ceiling wiring under the insulation, to check every plumbing connection, to verify absolutely everything.