Home Improvement Trends in Malaysia


D.I.Y is a very popular concept in Malaysia

Over the last couple of decades the concept of D.I.Y has increased in popularity all over the globe. Malaysia is no exception and millions of homeowners choose to do the majority of their home improvement projects personally rather than hiring home improvement professionals. It is especially the smaller kinds of repairs which are frequently attempted by do-it-yourself enthusiasts. This kind of small tasks are especially related to things such as the need for a new layer of paint, or it may be some minor plumbing repair. Most of the time these smaller maintenance jobs are well within the ability of homeowners to manage while more sophisticated repair jobs are being contracted to professional repair people. However in Malaysia just as in the rest of the world many people are engaged in very stressful professions and they often work long hours which leaves them with no other option but to leave all maintenance and other repairs for professional repair people. There are however a significant portion of the Malaysian people especially the younger citizens who are prepared to do small repairs themselves.

This is a growing industry


Over the last couple of decades the home improvement industry has grown at a tremendous pace and there are several home improvement companies that has seen astounding growth. This has also happened in Malaysia and the consumer has seen the emergence of home-improvement giants such as Bosch. A large home-improvement brand such as this can mostly be expected to provide home improvement products that are of a very high quality and that are likely to last for a significant amount of time. Likewise they provide the consumer with high quality tools that are more than adequate to get any maintenance or repair job done. It is those home-improvement companies that provide the consumer with a very large range of products and services which are becoming increasingly popular with in the home improvement and D.I.Y markets. One problem that are frequently experienced in this market is where people engage in home-improvement projects without first analyzing their specific needs and also how much they should reasonably spend on such improvement projects. This can result in a situation where too much is spent on a specific home resulting in a situation where such a home are too expensive for the specific neighborhood wherein it is located.

The need for research and planning


It is those people who has carefully researched all the home improvement trends which exist within the industry and who has effectively analyzed their needs as a family and who have determined beforehand exactly how much they would like to spend that are most successful in accomplishing optimal results within a reasonable budget. Home-improvement, maintenance and repairs is not something which should be done at the spur of the moment but rather the home owner should carefully analyze the existing need and when necessary they should obtain professional advice before they engage in a specific home-improvement project. An increasing number of homeowners are engaging in home-improvement projects in an attempt to increase the value of their property. A family home is a very valuable investment and great care should be taken to maintain its value and appearance.


Written by: (Wonderlist/Kellye Tan)

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