Two-Thirds of Homeowners Lack Confidence to Take on Home Improvements

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Two-thirds of homeowners do not feel confident enough to take on DIY or home improvement tasks themselves, according to new research.

B&Q’s new ‘Slice of Home Life’ report has unveiled homeowners’ varying approaches to improving our homes following the Covid-19 pandemic, and confidence remains a challenge for homeowners planning projects,

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.