SoCal Remodeling Projects Make Comeback as Economy Improves

Southern California homes are looking good. During the economic free-fall, contractors and builders offered cut-rate services and apparently SoCal citizens responded. And that's helping the remodeling industry make a comeback.

A recent L.A.Times story reported that 62 percent of homeowners said they planned to embark on home-improvement projects in 2010, with average spending of $6,200 on enhancements.