Most Popular Home Renovation, Repairs and Average Costs Revealed in New Survey

Kitchen most popular home renovation
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Fitting a new kitchen is the most popular home renovation, according to a new survey, which costs around £2,000 on average.

The survey from bathroom specialists Drench shows what you could expect to pay for certain home repairs and for key tasks associated with renovating a house. It also highlights how hourly rates for tradespeople vary across the UK. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.