"Our latest research shows that, on average, almost a quarter of homeowners are planning to spend more this year on home improvements in at least one area of the home. This emphasises that there will be a continual growth in the popularity and reliance of home improvements throughout this year.
"Our statistics illustrate the growing shift in demand for home improvements across the UK"
Looking at individual areas, flooring is set to experience the biggest increase in investment, with an average of 29% looking to spend more on this in 2017. It seems that carpet fitters are going to be high in demand this year to say the least!"