Home improvement: DIY vs. tradesmens usage n the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

This statistic illustrates the likelihood of consumers using a tradesperson or doing major home improvement work themselves in the United Kingdom, according to a DIY survey conducted in 2015. Of respondents, 65 percent said they would buy from a DIY retailer and do the work themselves, compared to 28 percent who would get a tradesperson to buy the materials and do the work for them.

Share of consumers using tradespersons or DIY retailers for major home improvement work in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

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Release date

June 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 11 to 13, 2015

Number of respondents

1,161 respondents

Special properties

All undertaking major changes

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Thinking about the changes to your home you are planning to make, or have already made this year, which of these statements best applies to you?".

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