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5 Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do in January

Start looking for that contractor NOW if you want your project done by summer’s end. Whew. The holidays are done. The new year has rung in. That’s when smart homeowners know it’s time to do these five things that’ll save … Continue reading

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Home Improvement ROI: A Room-by-Room Tour

Find out which projects could bring you joy — and some cash back! There are so many good reasons for home improvement — even in a tough economy. You may want to boost your home’s future sales value, add livable … Continue reading

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When to Repair or Replace Your Appliance

Consider age, repair cost, pricing, energy efficiency, and whether to modify your kitchen to accommodate a new unit. When an appliance is old and isn’t working efficiently, it may seem natural to decide to replace it rather than repair it … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Make Fido Happy in Your New Home

Your dog will love these features, which will look awesome in your home, too. CONTRIBUTED BY This article was contributed by Sarah Fogle, a DIYer, self-professed power tool addict, and home renovation blogger, who writes “The Ugly Duckling House.” Life … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Give Your Kitchen Personality

A creative kitchen can feature your interests and taste — and blend with other rooms. Kitchens are showing more personality these days. As they’ve become a hub, they’re not just for cooking and eating. We’ve been using them for all … Continue reading

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5 Secrets Your Contractor Doesn’t Want You to Know

How to protect your bottom line. You’ve asked friends to recommend great contractors, picked your favorite, checked references — and maybe even conducted an online background check on their business. So you know you’ve found a top-notch pro for your … Continue reading

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7 Home Improvement Ideas That Stretch Your Dollars the Most

Enjoy your home more today — and sell it for the best price tomorrow. When it comes to home improvement ideas, some are more financially savvy than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important … Continue reading

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4 To-Do’s for July to Save Money & Get Ready for Fall

Now’s the time to stock up on paint. When it’s hot outside, smart homeowners focus their energies inside on these four tasks. You know, like taking advantage of your nice, cool basement. #1 Organize the Basement The two most common … Continue reading

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7 Home Improvement Ideas That Stretch Your Dollars the Most

Enjoy your home more today — and sell it for the best price tomorrow. When it comes to home improvement ideas, some are more financially savvy than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important … Continue reading

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