Popular home improvement projects for 2021 – and how to pay for them

Adelicia Caree

Staying at home during the pandemic has changed the way homeowners renovate, but not always in ways you might expect.

You could assume, for example, that homeowners are desperate for privacy and therefore adding more walls.

But interior designer Max Humphrey says rumors of the open floor plan’s death, which bubble up every year, are exaggerated.

“I think middle America still loves their open floor plans,” says Humphrey, who is based in Portland, Oregon. “Designers are talking about how open floor plans are over, but believe me, they’re not.”

Instead, homeowners are creating spaces they’d want to visit if they

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Zachery Ty Bryan, ‘Home Improvement’ Actor, Gets Probation For Assaulting Girlfriend

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Former “Home Improvement” star Zachery Ty Bryan pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend last year and has been sentenced to probation.

The Lane County District Attorney in Eugene, Oregon has confirmed that Bryan, 39, was sentenced to 36 months of bench probation after pleading guilty on Tuesday to two felony counts of menacing and assault in the fourth degree constituting domestic violence, PEOPLE reports. The conditions of his plea deal include stipulations that Bryan attend an intervention program and refrain from contacting the victim, among other things.

Officers with the Eugene Police Department responded to an apartment complex in the

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Tim Allen Reunites with ‘Home Improvement’ Star Richard Karn in New Series ‘Assembly Required’

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Home Improvement stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn are re-teaming up for another project—but this time, they’re taking on the wacky world of reality TV.

Last night, the pair’s all-new show, Assembly Required, premiered on History Channel. Although there’s only one episode (at least for now), there’s no denying that it features the comedy duo at their best.

Assembly Required documents talented builders as they reconstruct everyday items in their home workshops. The goal of the competition series is to push the contestants to their limits in an attempt to determine who’s capable of rising above his/her fellow

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‘Home Improvement’ Star Zachery Ty Bryan Sentenced To 36 Months Probation

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Home Improvement star Zachery Ty Bryan has been sentenced to probation after he pleaded guilty to two felony accounts on Tuesday, February 23.

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The 39-year-old entered a guilty plea for “menacing and assault in the fourth degree constituting domestic violence,” the Lane County District Attorney in Eugene, Ore., told PEOPLE.

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Bryan reportedly strangled a woman last year. Officers arrived at his home in Oregon in October after they received a call from neighbors and found him sitting outside. The 27-year-old alleged victim was said to be in a neighbors’ apartment. 

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Grade History Channel’s ‘Assembly Required’

Adelicia Caree

Less than two months after he reprised his role as Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor on Last Man Standing, Tim Allen is revisiting his Home Improvement roots yet again, by way of History Channel’s Assembly Required.

Allen and former Tool Time sidekick Richard Karn (aka Al Borland) serve as hosts of the reality competition. Each episode pits three of the best and brightest makers from across the country against each other as they complete a series of mind-blowing builds. Each build is judged by three criteria: Quality, design and functionality.

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‘Home Improvement’ stars Tim Allen, Richard Karn are ‘absolutely’ up for a reboot

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It’s been 30 years since “Home Improvement” became a TV sitcom staple, making stars out of Tim Allen and Richard Karn — and as they told TODAY on Wednesday, they’re ready to do it all over again!

According to both actors, if the stars should align (and that’s a big if), they’re up for a reboot.

“We’ve talked about it before, and the relationship … with studios and creators and networks gets very complicated,” said Allen, who’s now in the ninth and final season of his show “Last Man Standing.”

But, he added, “I’d love to see where Al and

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