All posts by Tim Smith

8 Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill

By Tim Smith, for Modernize.com

With talks of an inevitable polar vortex this coming winter, homeowners are trying every trick in the book to reduce electrical costs.

Electricity is downright expensive when temperatures dip low, both day and night. Make a promise to yourself that’s easy to keep by saving money with these surefire conservation tips.

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5 Home Remodelling Projects Under $1,000

by Tim Smith of Modernize

Whether you need to refresh some outdated features so you can sell your house soon or you are just ready to rejuvenate your living space, you can completely transform the look of your home for less than $1,000 per room. All cost estimates are from the 2014 cost vs value survey.

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5 Renovation Ideas To Add Value to Your Home

By Tim Smith of Modernize

If you think it’s necessary to spend $65,000 on a complete kitchen remodel to really add value to a property, step back and take a breath. Today’s real estate market isn’t solely concentrated on replacing kitchen appliances and adding brand-new hardwood flooring throughout the space. Small renovations are making bigger waves than huge investments, allowing your next project to be a possible DIY situation with money to spare.

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