Home Improvement

Home improvements don’t have to break your budget. Learn more about typical home improvement costs and how to use loans to help finance renovations.

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  • How to finance a tiny home

    Would you trade in your home for a tiny house? Downsizing to a micro-living space is the latest trend in housing, and in large part stems from growing environmental and financial concerns, along with the [...]

    Feb 21, 2020
  • How much does HVAC installation cost?

    Replacing an HVAC system isn’t something most homeowners have to do very often. The Department of Energy recommends replacement of HVAC systems every 10 to 15 years, though many systems can last at least [...]

    Feb 11, 2020
  • How to avoid costly home renovation mistakes

    Planning a home improvement project requires careful project outlines, a predetermined budget and adequate financing. All too often, though, homeowners are in the midst of a renovation when they realize [...]

    Feb 07, 2020
  • Eco-friendly home improvements that make a difference

    The promise of green energy home improvements is long-term energy savings in exchange for one up-front cost. These eco home improvement renovations are designed to lower your carbon footprint and save [...]

    Feb 07, 2020
  • Best bad credit home improvement loans

    Paying a mortgage might already be straining your budget. Adding extra costs for home improvements could be a total budget buster. Fortunately, there are home improvement loans you can use to help finance [...]

    Feb 06, 2020
  • How to pay for emergency home repairs

    Every homeowner’s worst nightmare is facing an emergency home repair and not having funds available to pay for it. It could be that your air conditioning cuts out in the middle of July or your furnace [...]

    Jan 28, 2020
  • How much does it cost to replace your home radiator?

    Radiators may have been around since the mid-1800s but are still widely used — and for good reason. Radiators are modular in nature and often easy and inexpensive to repair since most individual parts [...]

    Jan 28, 2020
  • How much does a home addition cost?

    Home additions are among the most expensive and time intensive renovations that can be done on your home. If you’re on the fence about moving forward with adding onto your home, the home addition cost [...]

    Jan 28, 2020
  • Men building home

    How much does it cost to build a house?

    If you’ve spent time looking for a house but haven’t found the perfect one, you might start wondering about what it would take to build your own home. Surprisingly, the cost to build a house might [...]

    Jan 24, 2020