improvement

Most Home Renovation Programs Are Unrealistic

: If you’ve ever watched HGTV, you know how easy it is to get sucked into the shows. While there’s no shame in binging whatever reno-marathon is on TV, it’s important to remember that these programs are not always accurate. In fact, realtors will tell you that buying or fixing one up is much more...
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The Cost For Selling Your House

You might hope that selling a home will leave more money in your pockets, but there are costs of selling a house that can make that difficult. Contrary to popular belief, selling a house isn’t cheap! A recent analysis from real estate company Zillow and home improvement site Thumbtack calculates...
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Home DIY Projects Couples Fight Over The Most

Home projects can be an opportunity for you and your spouse to do something together but they also can be the beginning of a major fight. Porch.com recently asked a few homeowners about the DIY projects that didn’t go so well. While simpler projects caused some friction it found the more...
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Upgrade Your Laundry Room

Our love-hate relationship with laundry is universal. We love clean clothes but hate having to sort, wash, dry and fold them. But a new tweaks to your routine can made this relationship more bearable. Why not install a drying rod in the laundry room or even over the machines themselves. That way...
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Home Upgrades That Can Hurt Resell

Remodeling your home is a good investment. By improving your home, you add value to it that you look forward to recoup whenever you sell it. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. There are many improvements where you're likely to only recoup a portion of the money you spend in additional home...
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Home Improvements That Can Save You Money On Homeowners Insurance

Probably the biggest monthly expense you have is your mortgage and right up there is your homeowners insurance. But with home improvement season in full swing, a few improvements you make can save you money on your homeowners insurance premiums. For instance, installing a home security system not...
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Improvement Projects Homeowners Wish They'd Completed Earlier

Last week we mentioned the average home has nine current improvement projects happening at the same time and for many of them, it's "in progress" but very little work is being done. But as you prioritize those projects a recent poll of long time homeowners reveals the projects they wish were done...
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Road Improvements for SR 200 and I-75 In Ocala

Good news for one of Marion County’s biggest traffic headaches; State Road 200 and I-75. The Florida Department of Transportation announced a $5.5 million improvement project that will add additional turn lanes to the Interstate from SR 200, extending and widening current turn lanes and the off...
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