San Franciscans and Brooklynites are constantly feuding: Whose apartments cost more? Who gets a better deal on beard trims? Who pays more for artisan pickles?

Here at, we say let the rivalry continue, but are happy to say that we can put one dispute to rest: who pays more for home improvement projects?

We crunched the numbers from project labor estimate requests made to our site from the two cities, then created some handy illustrations to visualize what we found.


About the Author:

At, we’ve made it our mission to simplify home services—especially the up-front research before a project even starts. Find home services professionals with the right qualifications and work ethic without the hassle of back-and-forth phone calls, scheduling and getting the work done.