What would you do with $10,000? Top reno projects
February 11, 2022 | 5:20 pm CST

RICKI surveyed 1,000 U.S. homeowners on projects they would tackle if given $10,000. The overwhelming majority - one out of three - said they would spend the money on a bath or kitchen remodel, followed by new flooring.

Here's the full list in order:
#1: Bath remodel
#2: Kitchen remodel
#3: New flooring
#4: Outdoor improvement
#5: Interior painting
#6: New roof
#7: Family room remodel
#8: Bedroom remodel
#9: Exterior painting
#10: New laundry room

The results were part of RICKI's Quarterly Tracking Study – Q4 2021. RICKI (the Research Institute for Cooking & Kitchen Intelligence) is a leading authority for U.S. kitchen research and trends.

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Karen M. Koenig has more than 30 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As editor of special publications under the Woodworking Network brand, including the Red Book Best Practices resource guide and website, Karen’s responsibilities include writing, editing and coordinating of editorial content. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media. She can be reached at karen.koenig@woodworkingnetwork.com