November 2018

Make it a season for home improvement

When it comes to home improvement projects, summer might have the advantage of better weather — but it can also be tough to stay focused on your bathroom remodel when beckoned by fun times at the beach, the mountains or your friend's backyard barbecue.

That's why winter can actually be a great season for tackling projects around the house. Here are a few ideas to get you warmed up.

Get started with one of these home upgrades

1

Brighten up the winter days with a new paint job. Repainting a room (or two or three) is a relatively easy — and inexpensive way — to give your interiors a totally different look. For inspiration, check out some awesome color palettes for 2019.

2

Weather-strip your windows. This one might not be as fun as adding a splash of vibrant new color to one of your rooms, but it can pay big dividends by helping to keep heat where it belongs: inside your house!

3

Replace your windows. According to the Efficient Window Collaborative, swapping out existing windows to something more energy-efficient can save as much as 15% on heating costs.1 A Bank of America Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) could help provide funds for the upgrade.

4

Improve your home's insulation. This is another way to make your home more efficient. Adding fiberglass to your attic can be one of the highest returns on investment of any home project — 107.7%.2

Whether your planned wintertime project is big or small, a Bank of America home equity line of credit (HELOC) could help provide the funds you need. Contact me to learn more and to get details on our competitive rates.

Sources:
1Efficient Window Collaborative, Benefits: Energy & Cost Savings
2"2017 Cost vs. Value Report," Remodeling.hw.net

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