Home Improvement

A new home needs a strong base! Use our Eloan Learning Center as your financial blueprint.

We know you’re eager to start your beautiful renovations, but may feel kinda lost in the mix. To help you throughout this new journey, we partnered up with Houzz to help you make simply smart financial decisions. Get inspired, stick to schedule and learn home improvement tips straight from the experts.

 

Whether you’re breaking down walls or adding in a new room, we invite you to explore our Learning Center and discover content that excites you.

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Cook in Style With These Outdoor Kitchen Design Tips

Cook outside in style with ideas from 16 great outdoor entertaining spaces.

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6 Stunning Kitchens to Inspire You to Dine Outdoors

Whether you're flipping burgers on Memorial Day or kicking back while someone else cooks, these kitchens hit the spot.

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How to Measure and Design the Perfect Patio

Get the right dimensions to fit your bistro table, dining area, backyard fire pit, grill or outdoor kitchen.

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Which Spring Home Improvement Projects Have The Highest ROI?

If you want to increase the resell value of your property, consider these spring home improvement projects with significant ROIs.

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Designer Tips for Creating a Collected - Not Cluttered - Apartment

An interior decorator layers plants, art and special finds in her 600-square-foot New Orleans rental.

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What You Need to Know to Buy the Right Generator

If your home's electricity goes, don't let it take your necessities with it — keep systems running with this guide to backup power.

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The Top 7 Features for a New Kitchen

A kitchen designer describes the 7 elements her clients most frequently request.

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The Right Way to Read a Floor Plan

If a floor plan's myriad lines and arcs have you seeing spots, this easy-to-understand guide is right up your alley.

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Finding the Right Architect

Your perfect match is out there. Here’s how to find good candidates — and what to ask at that first interview.

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How to Hire the Best Contractor for the Job

Don't take chances on this all-important team member. Find the best general contractor for your remodel or new build by heeding this advice.

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Your Guide to a Smooth-Running Construction Project

How to save time, money and your sanity when building new or remodeling.

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What to Ask Before Meeting a Home Remodeler

Save time and effort by ruling out deal breakers with your contractor before an in-person session.

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5 Things You Should Know Before Getting a Home Improvement Loan

Cash it if you can. If you can’t, there are options for you to consider, like Home Improvement…

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5 Things to Keep In Mind Before Beginning a Home Improvement Project

Every homeowner has a wild imagination: In their mind:, walls disappear, carpet becomes hardwood…

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6 Steps for Writing a Design Brief for Your Remodel

Building or renovating a house? Follow these 6 steps to draw up a plan that delivers the goods.

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7 Builder Upgrades to Skip in a New Home

Consider taking a pass on these options. You’ll increase your choices by doing them later.