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Brooke Sutherland

Pros Take Over House Projects From Amateurs

A shift from “do-it-yourself” tasks to “do-it-for-me” contractor work may explain a divergence in home-improvement spending trends. 

Consumers have better things to do now.

Consumers have better things to do now.

Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

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The pandemic home-improvement craze isn’t necessarily over, but it is evolving into a new phase.