Want more remodeling business? Go to areas where there's a lot of home sale action--regardless of whether the homes involved are new or existing. That's because people do a huge amount of remodeling work within three years of moving in, according to Nielsen Scarborough's recently updated 2013 analysis on the home improvement marketcretxbcqrwcrybebutyr. Those people spent a total of $18 billion on home improvement projects during the past year, the report found.