Recent Remodeling Costs Articles


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How Can I Afford Home Improvement And Repair?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 22, 2017

Is there a contractor in your future? After a long hard winter, you might very well need a few fenceposts replaced -- or a whole new roof. Or perhaps you'd like to celebrate spring...


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12 Must-Ask Contractor Questions and Best-Case Answers

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 26, 2017

Are you about to embark on a sizable home improvement project? Whether you’re planning to remodel or repair, make sure you and your contractor are on the same page before any...


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10 Tips To Find A Remodeling Contractor You’ll Love

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 08, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day! No, this isn’t a dating column, just a guide to navigating an often sticky personal connection – the one between you and the man or woman...


What to Do About a Sagging Ceiling

Posted by Mel Sherman | Jan 25, 2017

Look up. Is your ceiling sagging? A sagging ceiling is on its way towards collapsing, so it's best to deal with it before it does. If the ceiling comes down, it can cause serious...


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Bathroom Remodel: How Toilet Installation Affects Cost

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 11, 2017

Bathroom remodeling is one of America’s favorite home improvement projects. And no wonder. The bathroom is a small space with a big impact … and perhaps a price tag to...


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Declutter Homeowner Documents - Keep Only What You Need

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 08, 2017

Decluttering is one of those “gotta do it” tasks that almost everybody dreads … and sorting through piles of paperwork related to homeownership is one of the hardest...


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What A Digital Home Inventory Is And Why You Need One

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 29, 2016

Time was, a safe deposit box at the bank was THE place to store important documents like the deed to your house and your home insurance policy. Folks also used dial telephones and...


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Stone Countertops Add Amazing Kitchen Remodel Style

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 27, 2016

Are you planning to remodel your kitchen? Then you have a lot of decisions ahead of you. One of the most important is selecting the right countertop material. Kitchen countertops...