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  • Simple Home Upgrades

    couple painting a roomHow to freshen up your home without emptying your wallet.

  • Sweat Equity

    an outline of a house made with everyday thingsSweat equity—it’s a buzzword you hear in nearly every home renovation show. But what counts as sweat equity and what is it worth?

  • Questions to Ask a Contractor’s References

    contractorWe all know that we should ask for references before we hire a home improvement contractor, but how many of us actually follow through and contact the references?