One of the tangible side effects of the pandemic is that many of us are itching to renovate our homes—whether that’s with a kitchen remodel, new home office, half-bath, or a more ambitious project. However, there are a few things to take into consideration. While a new kitchen would be fun, if you have repairs that need tending to, you should tackle those first. Be prepared for not only delays with the renovation but higher prices in service and supplies. The lingering impact of COVID-19 has caused a shortage of materials, thus making the prices go up! In addition, skilled workers are pretty scarce these days as well. This informative article 5 Harsh Realities You’ll Face If You Renovate This Summer from realtor.com goes in-depth on what to consider if you decide to remodel your home.