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Top 15 Home Updates That Pay Off

It’s no secret that renovations add to the equity in your home. But some projects add more than others. According to HGTV, here are some of the projects that can create the most value. http://www.hgtv.com/design/real-estate/top-home-updates-that-pay-off-pictures  

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4 Things to Consider Before Building a Deck

From: Timber Tech What You Should Think About Prior to Getting Started Not all new decks have a solid plan behind their construction, and many homeowners will decide to install a new deck without considering potential issues. They choose instead to rely on their own experience, their understanding of regulations and codes, and home improvement […]

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Home Renovations That (Almost) Pay for Themselves

From: Super Savings Tips Pop quiz: Is your home perfect, or is there room for improvement? Answer: Room for improvement, right? Whether you want to repaint the dining room or swap out the drapes, there’s always something that could use some sprucing up. The real issue becomes whether your renovations are going to merely look […]

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5 Affordable Upgrades That Won’t Overimprove Your Home

From: Trulia Blog Whether you plan on moving in the distant (or not-so-distant) future, these upgrades could be worth making before you go. Say you’re living in a starter home. You don’t plan on being there forever, but you also aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. You’d like to make some home improvements, but you’re worried […]

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5 Tips for a Great DIY Renovation

From: Western Living Magazine Mike Holmes Jr. knows a thing or two about renovating homes. He’s been doing it since he was 14 years old, and has starred in several home renovation television shows with his father since then. They recently finished up their newest show, Holmes + Holmes, which chronicles the total renovation of […]

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5 Home Improvement Projects for Winter

From: Homes.com With the coming of cool, mild weather, fall and early winter are the perfect times of year to take on that home improvement project you’ve been thinking about. Or, if you haven’t singled out any particular tasks, but you know there are probably some things you should be doing, then let this guide […]

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4 Kitchen Renovations that Increase Your Home’s Value

From: ElleDecor If you’ve ever fantasized about doing something a bit “unconventional” to your kitchen — say, covering the backsplashes in Moroccan tiles or installing a wood-fired pizza oven — you might want to reconsider. Interior designer Nate Berkus, who moonlights as the artistic adviser for LG Studio’s high-end line of appliances, warns against investing […]

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