General home improvement projects don’t usually help homeowners when tax time rolls around. But there are a few home improvements that entitle homeowners to tax breaks. With a few weeks left in the year, you still have some time to make a few tax-saving home improvements. So check out the ideas below. Keep in mind: if you want to claim the tax credits for this year, you’ll … [Read more...] about 3 home improvements that can lower your tax bill
Hoping to add a few dollars to the selling price of your current home? Then it might be time to break out the rollers, brushes, and painter’s tape. According to a recent study by the folks at Zillow, painting your front door a particular color can increase your home’s selling price by more than $6,000. On the flip side, if you’re looking to score a deal on a home in the … [Read more...] about These Paint Colors Can Add Thousands to a Home’s Pricetag
For most Americans, autumn means falling leaves, cozy fires, and pumpkin-spice everything. For homeowners, the arrival of fall also means it’s time to get cracking on some home maintenance tasks. Put these items on your to-do list in the coming weeks. Conduct a Home Safety Check Level of Difficulty: Easy Of course, it’s important to be vigilant about home … [Read more...] about 7 Home Maintenance Tasks for Autumn (and One to Put Off Until Next Year)
It’s that time of year: temperatures are dropping and days are getting shorter. Take a few steps now to get your home ready for winter. You’ll be sitting pretty in the chillier days ahead. Show some love for your heating system Ideally, you want to find and fix any issues with your heating system before the coldest day of the year. Now is a good time to call a … [Read more...] about Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. Whether building a new house or … [Read more...] about Big Design Moves That Make All the Difference