Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Everything You Need to Know About Having Your Water Tested

Most water in the U.S. is perfectly safe, but there are several reasons why you may want to consider having it tested. Here's what you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Waterproof a Basement?

Basement waterproofing can prevent moisture from entering your home — and it can save you from a flood of water damage-related costs.

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Home Improvement
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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality: 8 Ways to Clear the Air

Poor air quality can aggravate asthma symptoms or make you feel sick. Luckily, there are some simple ways to improve indoor air quality.

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Home Improvement
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How Much Do Gutter Guards Cost?

Gutter guards can help prevent clogged gutters and protect your home against water damage. Learn how much gutter guards cost to install.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Have Your Upholstery Cleaned?

Unless you have specialist knowledge, hiring a professional upholstery cleaner is usually the safest and most effective way to get fabric furniture looking its best.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Insulate Your Pipes?

Pipe insulation is a quick and affordable home upgrade that could prevent major leaks and even trim your energy bills. However, it’s going to cost you a little chunk of change up front.

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Home Improvement
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The Ultimate Transplant: Everything You Need to Know About Sod

Sod is a type of lawn or grass cover that is often used to quickly freshen up yards and gardens. It's easy to install, making it a great option for anyone looking for a fast way to pretty up their outdoor spaces.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to File an Insurance Claim for Water Damage

If you experience a significant loss due to water in your home, filing a water damage insurance claim can help you recover financially. Here’s what to expect during the claims process.

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