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12 Summer Home Improvement Projects to Do This Year

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Summer is the perfect time to get outside and take care of home improvement projects you've been putting off all winter. If you have older kids at home on summer break, why not keep them busy by putting them to work painting that old fence or clearing brush from flower beds? Exterior home improvements will add beauty and value to your property (and maybe even help you trim your winter waistline). We break down which ...Read more >

5 Reasons to Consider Vinyl Siding for Your Home Remodel

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If you’re like most people, you take pride in your home. You want it to be comfortable, attractive and functional on the inside, but the outside is important, too. As real estate agents say, curb appeal makes a big difference. When it comes to changing the look of your property, nothing makes a statement quite like home siding. And chances are the majority of homes in your area have vinyl siding There are several reasons ...Read more >

Which Home Improvement Projects Deliver the Biggest Return on Investment?

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Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some projects deliver big rewards in the form of extra space, an upgraded look and a higher home value. Others might work well for you in the short-term, but they don’t do much for your home’s resale value over time. If you’re going to pump money into your property, it makes sense to pay attention to the big picture. Specifically, which home remodeling projects will pay off ...Read more >

Should You Replace Your Roof Before You Sell?

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If you’re thinking about putting your house on the market, you may be wondering if you can list your home as-is, or if you should shell out the cash to replace your roof. It probably goes without saying that you want to get the highest price possible. On the other hand, it doesn’t always make sense to make major upgrades if you won’t get a good return on your investment. If you’re on the fence ...Read more >

Home Improvement Tax Credits for 2017

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It’s no secret that homeownership can be expensive. For most homeowners, regular home repairs and maintenance average out to 1% of the purchase price of their property. For a home valued at $300,000, this amounts to $3,000 per year in upkeep on average. The good news is that taking care of your property can also save you a bundle on your income taxes. If you completed certain home renovations in 2016, you may be eligible ...Read more >