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How to Keep DIY Projects From Ruining Your Life

Before you swing a wrecking ball through your hard-earned savings, you should decide if home improvement DIY is worth it at all.

6 Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal for Next to Nothing

A few cheap, easy fixes will snaz up your home's curb appeal without making an ugly mess of your bank account.

5 Home Renovations That Could Hurt Your Home's Value

Swimming pools and lavish gardens may sound great, but before you drop big bucks on a home renovation, know what it can do to resale value.

15 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $50 or Less

You don't need a second mortgage to update your place. Give your home a quick and easy makeover with these inexpensive fixer-uppers.

4 Green Home Rebates That Save You Big in 2015

Save some green by going green! Bring the outdoors in with these eco-friendly home renovations that also earn you some tax credits.

How to Paint the Exterior of Your Home

A DIY exterior paint job can save you a lot of money, but it's not a casual, finish-in-a-day project. Here are the steps and tools you'll need to do it right.

Are Capital Improvements Required By Law Tax Deductible?

When the government says jump, you ask how high. You may also be asking whether or not your compliance efforts are tax deductible.

Home Details I Overlooked the First Time

If you're in the market for a new home (new to you or new period), make sure you aren't paying premium prices for so-so materials, and don't underestimate the expenses and headache