For millions of people around the globe, sheltering in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic has entailed more than remote work, parenting challenges, and binge-watching Netflix. Confined to their homes, a growing number of people are finally getting around to tackling long-delayed projects around the house – or finding new ones as a way of passing time and sprucing up their all-in-one homes/offices/distance learning centres.
To save costs and adhere to social distancing, many are taking the DIY approach. In the United Kingdom alone, year-on-year growth of online DIY sales had spiked by an average of more than 35 per cent by late March. Globally, Technavio forecasts that DIY home improvement sales will soar by $143.3 billion from 2019 to 2023.
With its pioneering technology, ingenuity, and market insights, Israel has developed an array of products for DIY consumers – enabling customers across the globe to organize, improve, and beautify their homes.
- Innovations in IoT technology have transformed the smart home from a dream to a reality – and SwitchBee offers consumers a simple, efficient, and affordable solution for bringing this technology to their homes. The company’s patented technology can turn any home into a smart home within minutes, without requiring new wiring, hub setup, or programming. Instead, users can control any of SwitchBee’s smart home products directly from a smartphone app.
- An irrigation pioneer since its founding in 1906, Elgo allows consumers to cultivate their green thumbs with a wide range of irrigation products sold at DIY stores around the globe.
- With 15 million community members, Hometalk is the leading global hub for DIY home and garden projects, providing a place for people to share ideas and inspiration, watch video tutorials, and answer each other’s questions.