How to survive home renovations

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Hour 2

Guests: Kermit Baker, Timothy Dahl, Richard Buchanan

Americans are starting to pour money back into their homes.  Spending on remodeling is on the rise.  But home renovation is costly and can be a real headache.  This hour, we’ll talk about trends in home improvement, look at which projects generate the biggest return, and discuss ways to minimize the stress. Guest host Jeff Brady talks with KERMIT BAKER, Director of Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, TIMOTHY DAHL, Founder and editor of the home improvement website Charles and Hudson, and RICHARD BUCHANAN, residential architect with Archer & Buchanan Architecture outside Philadelphia.

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