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2007 Home Improvement Guide
 
First things first
Before launching into any home improvement project you should carefully consider your motivations and goals. Enhance your lifestyle? Increase salability? Accommodate an aging parent? Start the process here and use our interactive tool. Read on
 
Get ready
Preparation is the key to the success of any home remodeling project, from deciding whether to hire a pro or go it alone, choosing a contractor and selecting the best tools and products. Read on
 
Start improving
Ideas and suggestions for your next home improvement project, from simple plans for renters to designing extensive renovations to every room in the house, along with tips on what not to do. Read on
 
On the money
Whether it's a fresh coat of paint or a total home renovation, sooner or later it comes down to paying for it. Thankfully, there are many ways to finance the job and even some others on getting outside help. Read on
 
Calculators & tools
These calculators will help you do the math on a wide variety of projects you may have in the works. Read on
  


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NATIONAL OVERNIGHT AVERAGES
$30K HELOC 4.31%
$50K HELOC 4.06%
$30K Home equity loan 5.05%
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