PA Households Spend This Much On Renovation Projects, Study Finds

PENNSYLVANIA — Working towards your dream kitchen or a bathroom oasis in the Keystone State? From major renovation projects to small repairs around the house, home improvement costs can add up quickly – with a new study showing Pennsylvania residents spend more than $3,400 each year on home renovations.

This study, by real estate experts at, examines Census data on how much the average household spends on renovations each year – as well as social media data on which room of the house is most commonly made over.

Renovations have “gained massive popularity” since the global pandemic as homeowners

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DC attorney general sues home remodeling company Curbio

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DC suede home renovation company Curbio on Monday, alleging it traps homeowners with overpriced bills for substandard work.

Why it matters: Attorney General Brian Schwalb claims the Potomac, Md.-based company targets elderly and low-income residents looking to sell their homes and lies about its promise of speedy, high-quality renovations.

Details: The company advertises its services in dozens of cities. It promises to

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