has released a new survey that finds 36 million homeowners are planning on remodeling their homes within the next 12 months. The top planned projects include renovations on driveways, decks, patios, pools, landscaping, or fencing.

"With more homeowners deciding to make upgrades to their homes this year, it's a sure sign that they're generally feeling more secure about the economy and in the housing market as well," said Mike Cetera,'s personal loans and credit analyst. "It's refreshing to see, especially since it wasn't too long ago that the housing market crashed.”

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