The May bank holiday is but days away and the UK will no doubt be gearing up to undertake some sort of DIY.
Home improvements have long been the most popular past time for us Brits when we get the pleasure of a long weekend and May Day is likely to be no exception.
Some 52 per cent of people admitted to HSBC that they will be undertaking repairs and renovations throughout the summer on the bank holiday weekends, with 28 per cent planning to redecorate and three per cent improving their homes energy efficiency ready for next winter.
A great way to spend the upcoming break could be to change the floor in your conservatory
When it comes to decorating, people often neglect their floors, even though they are probably the area that receives the most wear and tear.
It is also tempting to put off making changes, as they can be a more lengthy and complicated process than other decorating jobs.
Consequently, the May bank holiday is a perfect opportunity to seize the day - or days as the case may be - and change the floor.
However, it is important to think carefully about what you are going to lay in place of your old carpet, tiles or floor boards.
Often you will have found that a particular product is impractical for your conservatory or doesn't age very well. This hindsight should help you make your decision.
Nonetheless, people may want to consider laminate flooring, as it is easy to install and hard wearing for high-traffic areas.
Philiep Caryn, communications and sponsorship manager at Quick-Step, explained: "Laminate flooring is already a popular choice, but this year we are expecting it to be the preferred choice for more and more homeowners.
"With an increased range of styles that look even more natural than before, laminate is ideal for those who want a genuine look without the fuss of maintenance that natural flooring demands."