While “home improvement” often refers to building projects that alter the structure of an existing home, it can also include improvements to lawns, gardens, and outdoor structures, such as gazebos and garages. It also encompasses maintenance, repair and general servicing tasks. Home improvement projects generally have one or more of the following goals: Comfort, Maintenance and repair, Additional space, Saving energy, and Safety and preparedness.
Perhaps the most important or visible professionals in the renovation industry are renovation contractors like DownNorth Construction. These are the builders that have specialized credentials, licensing and experience to perform remodeling services.