While there is a fairly large ‘grey market’ of unlicensed companies, there are those that have membership in a reputable association and/or are accredited by a professional organization. Homeowners are recommended to perform checks such as verifying license and insurance and checking business references prior to hiring a contractor to work on their house. The concept of home improvement, home renovation, or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one’s home.
- He and his wife, Jill, raise three boys who are racing toward adulthood.
- Home improvement was popularized on television in 1979 with the premiere of This Old House starring Bob Vila on PBS.
- That could mean avoiding replacing dinged-up trim work or repainting entire walls.
- Premiering in June 2022, Tim Allen and Richard Karn, teamed up with YouTuber DIYer April Wilkerson, on History Channel documentary series More Power; where the hosts cover the history of tools,