Better Homes: Prioritizing your home improvement projects | Better Homes

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) – There is always something to fix or renovate around the house. It’s not always easy to find the path to a perfect home because of distraction and doubt in your own abilities.

Here are some home improvement priorities to help get you moving in the right direction.

First, narrow your focus and start small. Instead of doing and entire pantry, focus on one shelf. Instead of an entire room, just work on one wall. Don’t revamp your entire master suite, start with the bathroom. Sometimes just a highlight wall, or a splash of color from new

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Protect your feet when tackling home improvement projects | Home

Did you know many home and yard projects contain hidden dangers for your feet? The good news though, according to foot and ankle surgeons, is most injuries are avoidable if you take appropriate precautions.

Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS, an Orlando-area foot and ankle surgeon and Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, sees many patients coming in with foot and ankle injuries from home improvement projects gone wrong. “Feet may be the last thing people think about while working on home improvement projects, but we see so many different types of foot and ankle injuries in

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Best Credit Cards for Home Improvement Projects

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As any homeowner knows, home improvement projects have a way of getting very expensive very quickly. 

The pandemic has inspired a surge in home improvement projects in recent months. For many homeowners looking to fund such projects, it means turning to credit cards to pay for them, according to a recent survey by online lender LightStream.

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Home Depot Signals a Drop in Home Improvement Projects

  • Home Depot saw its comparative sales drop considerably from 25% last year.
  • The company still saw a boost for its average ticket size and net earnings.
  • Home Depot CFO Richard McPhail said the company is up against “challenging compares.”

Home Depot wobbled in its latest earnings results, possibly signalling the end of the longstanding home improvement boom.

The home improvement giant comparative sales rose 3.4% in the US. Overall comparative sales grew by 4.5%. Neat earnings increased $4.8 billion, compared with $4.3 billion in 2020. But the company was always going to be up against stiff

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Home renovation projects on the rise, except in the Northeast

Home renovation projects in the Northeast appear to be slowing, with 54% of homeowners reporting significant home improvements compared with 56% in December 2020, according to a Harris Poll.

Commissioned by Selective Insurance, the study found that home renovations nationwide have increased since the start of 2021, with 55% of U.S. homeowners reporting substantial improvements that boost home values – a 25% increase from a similar Selective and Harris Poll survey conducted in December 2020.

Those results would seem to indicate that home improvements are continuing to rise despite reports about supply chain delays, increasing

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