Houzz Releases 2015 U.S. Bedroom Trends Survey

Palo Alto, CA, August 28, 2015—Houzz has released the 2015 U.S. Bedroom Trends Survey, which found that 38% of survey participants listed hardwood as the top flooring choice for their master bedroom, while another 30% listed carpet.

In “other bedrooms” carpet was the top choice with 34% of the vote, while hardwood garnered 31%.

Flooring upgrade was included by 77% of homeowners completing a master bedroom renovation, and by 43% of homeowners completing a bedroom redecorating project.

In addition, 35% of homeowners renovating their master bedrooms reported hiring a carpet/flooring specialist to complete their project, while 17% of homeowners redecorating reported hiring a professional.

Major findings of the report are as follows,

  Master bedroom updates go big: more than half of projects are major in scope; a quarter of renovating budgets are $10K+; a fifth of decorating budgets are $5K+

  Romance is in the air: one-third of homeowners want to create a more romantic or intimate environment in their master bedroom

  Closet size matters: more than half of homeowners updating closets as part of master bedroom renovations are increasing closet size

  The top trigger for bedroom projects? Over a third of homeowners can no longer stand the old bedroom

  Time for a change: over half of homeowners are changing the style of their master bedroom, opting for transitional, contemporary, or modern styles

  Top décor: neutral colors, solid or floral patterns, mirrors and wall accents, new seating, and many throw pillows dominate in updated master bedrooms

The full survey can be found at http://info.houzz.com/rs/houzz/images/HouzzBedroomStudy2015.pdf.