You’ll Never guess The Most Searched for DIY job! | Home Improvement

DIY in the homeDIY is Top of Most people’s Agenda During Lock Down

Whilst we spend some additional enforced time at home, a lot of people will inevitably look to all those jobs they have been meaning to get around to. Those bits and pieces of DIY and home improvement that the keep meaning to do. 

Whilst the experts are unable to come out and do the bigger jobs such as new bedroom furniture or bathrooms, it’s the perfect time to finish those odd jobs.  You might be surprised to hear what the top searched for DIY jobs on the internet are. 

We would have assumed it would be something simple, such as how to hang a picture, or put up curtains, but the tops searched job is more complex than you might think!

My Job Quote surveyed 2000 people in the UK and found that 71% were aiming to carry out DIY jobs whilst on lock down, and over 30% said they had already started!

Their team analysed the top DIY jobs by search volume and came up with these results which might surprise you:

1. DIY table (62,310)

2. Reupholster (49,330)

3. DIY Painting (31,430)

4. DIY doors (27,660)

5. DIY cabinets (18,860)

6. DIY desk (16,330)

7. DIY flooring (15,130)

8. DIY bench (14,700)

9. DIY lamp (13,900)

10. DIY ornaments (13,570)

11. DIY chairs (13,206)

12. DIY mirror (12,260)

13. DIY shelves (11,870)

14. DIY curtains (10,600)

15. DIY headboard (10,070)

We hope this might give you some inspiration to get started on your own home! Ideal Home magazine online have an easy to follow guide for creating a simple DIY table and bench for the garden.

DIY garden bench

For more inspiration on updating your home, take a look at our project gallery’s. We have plenty of bedroom installations and bathroom refurbs to get your brain thinking.

Although the showroom is currently closed due to Covid 19, we are still at the end of the phone to help with queries and can chat through your interiors projects so we can help you get cracking when we are all advised it is safe to do so. 

You can reach us on 01204 525432 or email us at  

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