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OK, so you've made all the decisions on what to do, and you've figured out how to pay for it. Now comes the fun part -- getting it done. We've got tips on low-cost ways to make a big impact and suggestions on what to do if you're getting ready to sell. We help you hire a contractor or tradesperson, and warn you of some of the scams to look out for. We'll even show you how to save money on your energy bills.
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10 tricks for low-cost, high-impact remodeling -- Want to spruce up your home, but don't have much money? Try some of these ideas.

Remodeling for a resale -- Getting ready to sell the old homestead? Here's some helpful hints to get ready.

How to hire a contractor -- Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure you know who you're doing business with.

How to hire the expert worker you need -- For many jobs, your best choice is to hire a professional.

A bad contractor can ruin your plans -- Check out the person you're considering hiring before you sign anything.

Watch out for remodeling scams -- There are plenty of warning signs of a dishonest or incompetent contractor.

Shed some light on your home's interior -- Bringing some light and greenery into your house will make it a brighter place.

Cutting your energy costs -- Many changes don't cost much in either cash or comfort.

Which changes save the most money? -- A look at everything from attic insulation to leaky faucets.


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