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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

HVAC Upkeep Costs: Everything You Need to Know

Regular furnace and AC tune-ups can save you time, money and frustration in the long run and keep your home safe and comfortable.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

A Homeowner's Guide to Pool-Cleaning Products

It takes a lot of work to keep your pool sparkling and fresh — and a lot of different cleaners. This is your guide to pool-cleaning products.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

How to Secure Your Garage

Learn how to secure a garage door to protect what's inside your garage and keep intruders from continuing into your home.

Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does a Heat Pump Cost?

An efficient way to cool and heat homes in moderate and mild climates is by using heat pumps. Here's what to know about installation costs.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How Much Does an Electrical Inspection Cost?

Scheduling an electrical inspection as part of your annual home maintenance checklist can help keep your system in perfect working order.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Need a New Deadbolt? Here's a Cost Breakdown

Knowing when a deadbolt should be replaced, and the potential cost to install or replace a deadbolt lock ensures you can meet your needs without breaking the bank.

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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

5 Reasons Why You Need to Keep a Home Inventory

While creating a home inventory may not be on your list of things to do this weekend, it’s a critical step to protecting your valuables and finances.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

So You Wanna Build Your Own House: A Step-by-Step Overview

Building your own house involves what feels like a million steps. Knowing how to get started when building a house can help you get things moving.


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