Interiors Design Ideas: The Lockdown Renovation Craze

A new craze of house renovation was recorded in the March lockdown –This also showed a change in consumer behaviour, with household spending patterns being directly affected by the measures that confined people to their homes. One thought-provoking statistic is that UK homeowners have, on average, each spent £4,035 on renovations since March, totalling a whopping £55 billion for the industry.

When consumers were asked why they had chosen to invest, 63% claimed it was to make their home feel comfortable as they were spending a lot more time at home. A further 27% stated that they were ‘adding value to their homes’, whilst 22% had more disposable income to spend, largely made up of unused holiday funds. Interestingly, Zoom has also had an influence, with almost half of homeowners claiming that renovations were sought out in part to avoid ‘housebarrassment’ on web calls.

Consumers are also turning towards interior design companies to help them realise their design projects. They found that hiring an interior designer helped them to keep their project within budget, whilst giving clients the benefit of their years of experience of design and ideas from their list of manufacturers that exclusively supply the trade.

An interior designer can get you the right product from the right place. A well-experienced and skilled interior designer has the ability to combine various decorating styles like contemporary, modern, classic, and many more in a perfect way to create a fusion that is one-of-a-kind, beautiful and perfectly matches your needs and expectations.

If you haven’t already looked at starting a project for your home then Lockdown 2 could be your chance to save your house from ‘HOUSEMBARRASMENT’.

M&Y have done the most incredible work on our house. Since 2014 we have trusted them with transforming our whole living space, culminating in 2020 with our loft conversion. They are simply the best at what they do. Consummate professionals, trustworthy and always available! We would highly recommend them!    Mrs N
It’s been great fun working with the M&Y team from start to finish, lots of discussions honing the various aspects of design, colours and furniture and it’s all worked out perfectly. A huge thank you to all the team , I can’t wait to get back to the office!James, Wedge Homes Ltd
My house feels like a home now after having M&Y interiors design our 4 rooms downstairs . A home we can be very proud of thanks to Mandy, Nigel, Sam and the wonderful team. The colours, fabrics and contrasts worked so well and M&Y understood what we were looking for from the start working within our budget. M&Y have an eye for detail and design and are a delight to work with. I will definitely recommend M&Y to friends and familyJo, Bricket Wood
This was the first experience working with an interior designer and I was very mindful that we still maintained our own style and preferences. Mandy did not impose her views or choices on us, but listened carefully to what we liked and got to know our style and was extremely respectful of our budget, which is quite unusual in this field.Mrs N
M&Y were a pleasure to work with on a hotel project in London. We worked closely with Mandy who was always available and ready to provide input to the design throughout the project. We’re extremely pleased with end result and plan to work with M&Y in the future. Recommended!Nox Hotel


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