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P.E.I. goes deck crazy, while New Brunswick is all about roofing: Home renovation trends by province

According to, there are four different types of "top home improvement project" in Canada, depending on what province you live in.

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December 23, 2014 by Steve Payne

Wow, who knew? Canadians seem to have four different types of “top” home improvement project, depending on where they live in Canada. And not one of those project is kitchens.

According to, bathroom renos are number one in B.C. Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Basement renos, on the other hand, are number one in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland.

New roofs are the top project in New Brunswick.

Decks are numero uno in P.E.I.

We can’t explain this data, but present it for your amusement and comments.

Read the Global News report on this data here.

Steve Payne

Steve Payne

Steve Payne is the editor of Canadian Contractor magazine
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