home equity

How to Fund Your Summer Staycation

RV driving on the road

With so much uncertainty during the pandemic, traveling outside the state or country this summer may not be at the top of your priority list. However, with state parks and campgrounds re-opened again, there’s plenty of fun to be had right here in Colorado. If you’re short on cash this summer, tapping into the equity in your home could help. Here’s how a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) works and some fun ways it could help fund your summer staycation.

How to Recognize Home Improvement Scams

home improvement scam

Home improvement season is here! If you’re hiring a company to make improvements on your home this summer, be on the lookout for scams. Home improvement scams are more common than you might think, and can end up costing you a lot. 

A salesman can con a homeowner by doing sloppy work that requires more repair down the line, leaving a job unfinished, or even making off with their pay and doing no work at all. Don’t let this happen to you. Read on for eight ways to recognize a home improvement scam.

Home Improvement Hacks

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You don’t need to spend a fortune to give your house a new look this spring. Read on for a list of DIY home improvement hacks and learn how to upgrade your home on a budget. 

Cabinet makeover 

You can give a tired kitchen a fresh look by just replacing the cabinet fronts. You’ll pay a fraction of the price and no one will know it’s your old cabinets hiding behind those beautiful new fronts.