Second Wave of Covid-19 Influencing Home Improvements, Research Shows

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Almost one-fifth of homeowners will begin home improvements amid the threat of a second wave of Covid-19, research shows.

With new lockdown measures introduced this week, including the recommendation to work from home where possible, it appears that many homeowners are considering which home improvements will most benefit them over the next few months.

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.