Top 10 Home Improvement Projects Under $5,000

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Many homeowners look for that elusive home improvement that will make a substantial impact on their home without making a huge dent in their budget. Although everybody has his or her own level of financial resources, many people find that they need to limit their budget to $5,000 or less to circumvent several years of penny-pinching. The figures below represent the average cost of top home improvement projects for under five-grand as actually completed between homeowners and home improvement contractors across the country.