Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 22, 2008
Seasonal homeowner trends show that larger projects reign in popularity amongst homeowners looking to start home improvements during the spring. ReliableRemodeler.com, http://www.reliableremodeler.com/, a nationwide home improvement and remodeling contractor matching service, found that adding a new deck, building a custom home, and creating new room additions were the three most popular projects in a survey of estimate requests submitted during the spring season.
Of larger projects homeowners requested estimates for, 15 percent requested decks, while 13 percent requested to start a custom home. Another 13 percent requested estimates on various home additions. From March to June these projects were consistently among the top five started by homeowners.
Many major home improvement project requests peak in the spring. Homeowner requests to start deck projects historically peak in May. Custom home building projects spike in spring, with a peak in March. Additions are a popular project year round, however, addition requests reach their highest numbers in March as well.
"Spring is an ideal time for homeowners to start home improvements," said Eric Doebele, Founder of ReliableRemodeler.com. "The nicer weather allows projects like decks and custom homes to be completed faster and more efficiently, and it allows homeowners to have a major project completed in time to be enjoyed all summer long."
Other popular projects homeowners requested to begin included composite roof installations, bathroom remodels, and window replacements. Roofing installations came close to breaking into the top three most requested with 12 percent of homeowners. Ten percent of homeowners made bathroom remodeling requests, and nine percent requested to start a window replacement.
ReliableRemodeler.com is a leading nationwide home improvement contractor matching service working to bring together homeowners and contractors. To date, the company has matched over 640,000 homeowners with home improvement projects to quality, local contractors. Besides homeowners, the company targets over 1.2 million home improvement and remodeling contractors in the United States, providing them access to quality home improvement leads using proprietary matching technologies.
Both homeowners looking to start a home improvement project, or contractors who want to start receiving qualified leads, can visit our website, http://www.reliableremodeler.com.
For information about this press release or about ReliableRemodeler.com please contact:
Paige Thomas or media @ reliableremodeler.com.
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