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What do-it-yourself buying tells us; Insiders: Projects heat up industry's mixed outlook

Jun 01, 2020 - USA Today

Stuck at home in a paralyzing healthcrisis, people across America finally tackled long-delayed, home-improvement projects that are giving a boost to the do-it-yourself and handyman segments of the U.S. economy.

Where is the home-improvement category headed?

1) As Americans stayed at home, the do-it-yourself and home service industries gained momentum from March through early May.

2) The immediate forecast remains strong for do-it-yourselfers, especially as we move into spring. ...