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

cost and budgeting
What is a Home Warranty?
When you purchase a new home, a home warranty is often one of the potential options presented by the realtors. Unlike your home insurance,…
research and planning
5 Tips for AC Repair and Maintenance
As summer weather arrives, many homeowners will heavily depend on their air conditioning unit to keep their homes cool and comfortable. The…
maintenance and care
Window Damage After a Storm? Tips to Detect and Repair
Because your windows keep you safe from the outside elements, they are one of the most important features of your home. If your windows are…
research and planning
How To Be Prepared For A Disaster
Do you feel confident that you can protect your home, your belongings, and even your data in the event of a disaster? More importantly,…
cost and budgeting
How to Create a Budget for Your Windows Project
It’s very exciting that you have a set a course to upgrade or replace your windows, and in doing so will be increasing the value of your…
cost and budgeting
Discussing Payment Plans, Costs, and Financing With Your Windows Contractor
First off: Congratulations. You have done the research, determined that your home could bode well from an upgrade or even replacement of…
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…
research and planning
Primer: The Go-Between for Paint and Concrete
You’ve got your painter’s tape, roller brushes, plenty of tarp, and a gallon or two of your meticulously chosen new concrete…