With nowhere to go, Coloradans are spending big on home improvements – The Colorado Sun

Trapped at home with her husband and two kids because of COVID-19, Jessica Ennis began to feel as if the walls were closing in around her. 

So she painted them.

Just a couple of rooms at first. “But that turned into the interior of the whole house,” said Ennis, who lives in Denver’s Central Park neighborhood. “That turned into, ‘I really hate my countertop, it drives me nuts.’ So maybe new countertops.”

And a new backsplash. And fresh paint on the kitchen cabinets. And new carpet in the basement, hardwood upstairs and on the staircase and a new vanity in