Home Renovation: Tips for Thrifty Upgrades

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Gone are the days when home improvements were "a dollar in, a dollar (or more!) out."

Still, it's an excellent time to undertake home renovation projects. Contractors, tradesmen, and other skilled craftspeople are eager for work. Their empty schedules may mean better rates for you than in years past. And scaling a gigantic home renovation down to a smaller scope can save money.

Here are more ways to upgrade your home while minimizing the financial impact: