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Topic - Harold Huggins
Last year, Americans spent $115.8 billion on home improvements, according to Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. The American Housing Survey, conducted by the Census Bureau, estimates there are 76.4 million owner-occupied homes in the United States. Crunch those numbers, and it works out to the average household spending $1,515.15 a year on home improvements.
"It's 50-50 between hardwood and carpeting," he said.
Mr. Huggins said not everyone is a fan of hardwood floors.