Do you ever find yourself pulling in your driveway and thinking to yourself "man the outside of my house could really use some help?" If so I get it. You want to come home to a place that you are proud to show off.
It's just a fact of life owning a home can be very rewarding. It can also be that one thing that can suck the life out of your savings funds. You need to have savings for these projects that can come up.