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Explore 1,000+ articles designed to guide you through every stage of your home improvement project.

cost and budgeting
HVAC Financing Checklist for Homeowners
Realizing you need to replace an HVAC system in your home can be a stressful experience, especially if it is an emergency situation in the…
cost and budgeting
Bathroom Remodel Financing: Exploring Your Options
Whether you are transforming a half-bath into a full en-suite bathroom or just refreshing some dated appliances, a bathroom remodel project…
cost and budgeting
Roof Replacement Financing: A Checklist For Homeowners
Whether you undergo an emergency situation or you are trying to boost the value of your home, roof replacements are large home improvement…
research and planning
Will Medicare or Insurance Cover My Assisted Living Projects?
As our bodies change with age, so too do our homes. While some elderly individuals might require or prefer to move into assisted living…
research and planning
Exploring Short and Long-term Bathroom Savings
Between bathing and grooming, we really do spend quite a bit of time in our bathrooms. Bathrooms can become one of your home’s more…
research and planning
Which Home Improvement Projects Are Tax Deductible? 
From keeping your home clean to spending time on landscaping, pressure-washing the driveway, and saving up for upgrades in the kitchen or…
Other Home Projects
The Modernize Glossary of Terms: Financing a Home Improvement Project
Welcome to the Modernize glossary of terms for anyone in the process of, or considering a home improvement project. It’s always advisable…