- Home-improvement shows have become massively popular in recent years.
- But the shows only spotlight a handful of home decor styles.
- As a result, people’s homes are starting to lack personality.
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My ideal Saturday morning involves three things: coffee, a bagel, and a “Fixer Upper” marathon.
I love home-improvement shows because they’re the perfect formula for relaxation. Watching experts transform someone’s home can make the stress of any day fade away.
For years, I worshipped these shows, and I became a believer in the power of open-concept floor plans, barn doors, industrial sinks, and accent walls to transform a house into a home.
But recently, I’ve noticed these shows are becoming a bit too powerful.
People have started to see home-improvement as blueprints for how their spaces should look, creating millions of identical homes that have been drained of any personality.
Home-improvement shows are making people’s houses look the same
Home-improvement shows have become massively popular in recent years, with millions of Americans tuning in to watch homes get renovated or flipped.
HGTV, for instance, is more in-demand than