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5 Smart Home Improvements? Think Again!
Built-in aquariums: the amenity that quickly becomes an eyesore. Of all the misfired home improvements that Daniel Fr...
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Flipping: Remodeling for Resale
With a glut of distressed properties on the market now, people are eager to make deals. But there’s little room for e...
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Landscaping: A Good Investment
A professionally landscaped property is a sure ticket to quick resale. It gives a home curb appeal, a sense of place ...
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Maximize Your Remodeling Dollar
The average American is said to move every five to seven years. As that statistic suggests, you would be wise to thin...
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5 Savvy Upgrades That Add Home Value
Will your project pay off? For a trustworthy estimate, consult Remodeling magazine's annual Cost vs. Value report to ...
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7 Renovation Tips to Boost Resale Value
Making the right renovation decisions can help you sell your house quicker, and for more money.
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Will 2013 Values Support Improvements?
2013 is likely to see home values stabilizing—but not because of sale prices. A strengthening labor market is the ris...
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Remodeling Heats Up
Brace for a remodeling revival in 2013.  The Harvard Joint Center on Housing is predicting double-digit growth for ho...
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Scrapbooking for Fun and Profit
Documenting your project makes for great before-and-after photos to impress friends. A scrapbook can also validate yo...
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Bob Vila Radio: Return on Investment
Keeping up with the Joneses can actually be a good rule of thumb if you’re planning to sell your house within the nex...
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Heat Up Kitchen Resale Value
Kitchens sell houses. That's still true. But if you are remodeling your kitchen with an eye towards recapturing your ...
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Kitchen Trends to Bank On
Baked-in obsolescence is the last thing you want in your kitchen remodel. Classic  layouts, finishes, and styles are ...
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Biggest Bang for Your Buck? The Bath
If you only have so much time and money to spend on a remodeling project, you'll stay more on trend by investing in t...
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Capture High Marks for Below-Grade Improvements
Photo: shutterstock. comBasements are a common target for the supposedly easy and fast addition of livable space. Aft...
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Bob Vila Radio: Outdoor Living Adds Value
Summer’s here, and it’s a great time to expand your living space—and your home’s value—by making the most of the grea...
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Senior Moment: Boost Home Value by Enabling Independent Living
Not much has been guaranteed in the housing industry in the past seven years, but there's one trend that is sure to r...
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Rehabbing a Foreclosure? Spend This Much
Quality home renovation got a shout-out from Wall St. recently with Morgan Stanley analyst Oliver Chang recommending ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Paint and Resale
Ask any realtor how to maximize your home’s value; they’ll tell you to grab a paintbrush. LISTENListen to BOB VILA ON...
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Why Is The Home Depot So Crowded?
If you're tackling a home improvement project this spring, you're not the only one reinvesting sweat equity in your h...
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Quick Tip: Boost Your Home’s Resale Value with Paint
New Coat of Paint, Better Home Price How do you ensure you’ll get the selling price you want for your home in a buyer...
A sticky keyhole just needs a little lubricant. The problem is that WD-40, spray silicone, and other liquids attract more ... It turns out that many bath and kitchen cleansers contain chemicals that are dangerous to the skin and eyes, and often pro... So often we paint tiny nooks white to make them appear larger, but opting for a dark, dramatic wall color like this one—Be... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
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