: being or related to a project to make one's house better, bigger, more modern, etc.
long past time for some home-improvements

Examples of home-improvement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Home Depot reported a decline in third-quarter sales, with consumers pulling back on high-dollar purchases and deferring major home-improvement projects. Dean Seal, WSJ, 14 Nov. 2023 The business drew major customers that included brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev , home-improvement retailer Home Depot and consumer-products suppliers Procter & Gamble and Unilever . Paul Berger, WSJ, 29 Oct. 2023 The genre-bending series follows a newly-married couple — portrayed by Stone and Fielder — who are trying to conceive a child while starring in their own home-improvement show. Jaden Thompson, Variety, 2 Oct. 2023 The housing market has played a role in the recent home-improvement slowdown. Samantha Delouya, CNN, 9 Sep. 2023 To avoid this, look for a grill pad, which costs less than $40 at grill specialty or home-improvement stores. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 4 Sep. 2023 While Nick takes the lead on home-improvement projects, Jessica makes fumbling attempts to cook and clean. Time, 18 Aug. 2023 Those seem like less-than-ideal conditions for retailers such as Home Depot, but the main building blocks of home-improvement demand are holding up. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 15 Aug. 2023 Especially known for prostitution is a stretch of about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) close to the city’s northern limit that is flanked by home-improvement stores, single-story businesses, strip malls and cheap motels. Gene Johnson, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Home-improvement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home-improvement. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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