Recent Home Improvement Articles

Water boiler with expansion tank
Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

Heed These Hot Tips for Boiler Safety...

Skimping on boiler maintenance could increase the risk of a house fire or carbon monoxide leak. Follow these tips to keep your family safe.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

What Are the Different Types of Refrigerators?

Choosing a new kitchen refrigerator might not be as simple as you think. When you go to the appliance store, you'll be faced with all types of refrigerators. Here's a brief look at your options.

A modern residential boiler system in a historic East coast home
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Are the Different Fuel Options for Boilers?

With the rising costs of fuel, heating your house during the winter can do serious damage to your wallet. If you’re shopping for a new home boiler system, the type of fuel it uses can substantially impact your energy bill.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Screened-in Porch?

If you dream of spending more time outdoors without the irritation of bug bites, a screened-in porch could provide a handy solution.  We break down the associated costs.

Closeup photo of a chip in a black granite countetop.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Granite Countertop?

Granite repair or refinishing can revive scratched, chipped or burned countertops. Discover how much granite repair costs, including the price of DIY kits.

Critical case for a major appliance repair
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Switch From a Gas Water Heater to an Electric Water Heater

Electric water heaters are significantly cheaper to install and maintain, so the choice may seem like a no-brainer. However, there are additional costs associated with changing your fuel source.

person installing security camera with hand drill
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

6 Things You Can Do to Make Your Home More Secure

Knowing how to secure your home can provide peace of mind and reduce the risk of a break-in. These home security tips may help to deter burglars and make your home harder to access.

Plumber repairing an hot-water heater
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Are the Different Types of Boilers?

Boilers are one of the most common home heating options. If you're in the market for a new residential heating system, you'll want to make an informed purchasing decision.

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