Home Remodeling

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The Best Times of Year to Start a Home Remodel Project

Starting a remodel project of any size often comes down to two factors: 1. Can I afford to do this project? 2. When is the best time to do the work? Most contractors agree that the colder months are less busy. Find out why.

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5 Ideas for Small Bathroom Remodels

Creating a more open and organized bathroom space is a high priority for millions of people. In this guide, we'll go over our 5 favorite ideas for small bathroom remodel projects that make the space feel more spacious.

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3 Remodeling Projects That Improve Your Home’s Accessibility and Boost Its Value

A more universally accessible home is not only functional but also reduces accidents. Learn three projects that can improve your home's accessibility and potentially your home's value too.

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Deck Trends That Create the Ultimate Backyard Living Space

Decks and patios can have a major impact on the appearance, functionality, and overall value of your home. Create an outdoor living space that you love spending time in with the latest and greatest deck trends.

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Slash Remodel Costs with These Easy Tricks

If you're looking to remodel or upgrade your home without breaking the bank, these tips can help save you money. Read our short list of the biggest tips for reducing the cost to remodel your home or business.

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House Upgrades That Have Major Payoff

Upgrading your home can feel overwhelming, but Hometown is here to help. See the most popular upgrades, as well as some of the less-considered upgrades, how much each project costs on average, their average return on investment, and more.

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Upgrade Your Basement for Less

There are a number of factors that come into play when estimating the cost of your basement remodel, but these two tips can help ensure you spend as little as possible. Find out ways to upgrade your basement for less.

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What's Involved in Changing a Home's Floor Plan?

In today's housing market, it can be almost impossible to find your ideal home for a reasonable price. Redesigning your home's floor plan is a great solution to creating a home you love for less. Learn the various aspects involved, how much it costs, and who to hire.

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The Best Ways to Save Money on a Home Renovation Project

Most homeowners will face a remodel project at some point during homeownership, and regardless of how big the project is, everybody wants to save money when they can. Learn our 4 best tips for saving money on a home remodel project.

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Guide to Remodeling an Apartment or Condo

If you own an apartment or condo that needs to be slightly updated or completely remodeled, look no further. Before beginning this type of project—or before purchasing the apartment or condo in general—it's important to consider a wide range of factors.

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Find a House Renovation Contractor Near You

Choosing the right remodeling contractor can be the difference between turning your home into that of your dreams or dealing with the nightmare of shoddy work and expensive prices. Learn how Hometown can help you find the best remodeling contractor for your project.

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Update Your Home’s Exterior This Spring (and Raise Its Value)

The exterior of your home is what makes a first impression to visitors or potential buyers. Find out how to improve the outside of your home, improve curb appeal, and increase the overall value of your property.

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The Risks of DIY Demolition and Why You Should Think Twice Before Beginning

Most people want their house to look its best without paying too much, which is why so many try doing home projects themselves. Learn the risks of DIY demolition and remodeling, the factors to take into consideration, and how to find a contractor to do the work properly.

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5 Home Projects to Tackle During Winter

Winter is a great time to tackle indoor projects you've been meaning to get done. Find out 5 easy projects to cross off your to-do list this winter that can also improve your home's overall value.

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Remodel and Interior Design Trends to Watch in 2022

2022 is bringing more house updates, whether to further improve your nest and how you live and entertain at home or to capitalize on a seller's market and get it ready for sale. Find out the latest trends, colors, and looks that are stealing the show this year.

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Choose the Right Floors for Your Home or Business

Choosing the right flooring for your home or business involves more than just finding the best-looking product. Learn about the different flooring options and decide which will work best for your home or business.

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Update Your Old Floors for Less

Bringing life to old wood floors with paint is a fast, easy, and cost-effective way to give your home an entirely new look and feel while maintaining its original character and charm.

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Hire the Right Remodeling Contractor and Know What to Expect

Choosing the right contractor is the most important part of the remodeling process. Learn how to choose the best contractor for your project and what to expect throughout the process.

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8 Transformative Home Remodeling Projects to Tackle Today

Read our top 8 DIY remodeling projects that will transform your home overnight and learn how to find the best contractor if you'd rather leave the heavy lifting to the professionals.

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Bedroom Remodeling: The Basics You Should Know

As one of the most-used rooms in your house, your bedroom should be a place you can enjoy! Use our guide as a jumping-off point to help keep you organized during your bedroom remodel.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Demolishing Old Buildings

Demolishing old buildings comes with both advantages and disadvantages, and to help you decide if tearing down an old building is your best option, we’re going to lay it all out for you.

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Enhance the Value of Your Home for $500 or Less

Getting your dream home doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg; you can make simple updates to your home that, over time, add up to make a big difference. Take a closer look at these $500-or-less home improvement projects.

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The Insider's Guide to Increasing Your Home's Value

If you're considering selling your home in the near future, there are a number of things you can do to increase your home's appeal and overall value. Learn more with our informational guide.

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5 of the Most Profitable Home Remodel Projects

Learn about the top five most profitable home remodeling projects that will increase your home's valule and attract potential homebuyers.

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How to Hire a Basement Remodel Contractor

If you're looking for a basement remodeling contractor, read our guide to learn all of the qualifications to look for to ensure the best price and service.

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Update Your House on a Budget This Season

If you've been considering updating your home but don't want to break the bank, plan your updates accordingly. Learn the best time of year for the lowest prices on contractors and appliances, and discover updates that are budget-friendly.

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Create a Home Remodeling Plan in 10 Simple Steps

Ensure your home remodel goes smoothly by understanding how it's done, how long it takes, and how to budget your project properly with our guide.

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8 Home Projects to Tackle Before Spring Arrives

Most contractors would agree that their busiest seasons are spring and summer, making the months between October and March the most cost-effective time to update your home and get small projects done. Read this article for 8 project ideas to tackle this winter.

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Guide to Reducing the Amount of Waste Generated During a Demolition or Construction Project

Reduce the amount of construction and demolition debris you haul to the landfill to save money and help the environment with our guide.

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How Junk Removal Services Can Streamline Your Demolition or Remodel Project

If you're tackling a home improvement or remodeling project of any type, learn how junk removal companies can be a great asset in getting the job done as efficiently as possible.

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Make a Foolproof Basement Remodel Plan

If your basement is unfinished or outdated, remodeling it is a great way to make the most out of your space. Read our guide to come up with a foolproof basement remodeling plan.

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Should I Demolish and Rebuild or Renovate My House?

Learn more about the various factors you should consider when deciding whether you should renovate your existing home, or demolish and rebuild a new one.

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What to Do First When Remodeling Your Home

Determining your desired color palette, design style, and budget when beginning your renovation is a lot to take on! Start off on the right foot with a well-thought-out plan in hand.

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How Much Does It Cost to Renovate a House?

The average cost to renovate a house is between $4,000 and $150,000. Learn about the various cost factors that come into play when determining a home renovation budget.

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Home Improvement Projects That Offer Tax Benefits

There are several tax deduction and credit options that exist for home renovations and improvements. Learn about the possibilities and incentives available to you with our guide.

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Remodel Your Basement on a Budget (for $10,000 or Less!)

Failing to plan your basement remodel ahead of time can lead to going over your intended budget. Learn a few tips and tricks to remodel your basement on a budget and avoid overspending.

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Most Valuable Home Improvement Projects

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Discover which projects have the most return on investment and are the most valuable.

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8 Steps to Remodeling Your House on a Budget

You can remodel on a budget, maximizing your home's value without minimizing your wallet. Learn the best tips for budgeting your home remodel and saving money in the process.

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