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Lauren Leazenby

VIDEO: 3 Natural Ways to Unclog Your Kitchen Sink

Before you bust out that caustic chemical drain solution you bought at the store, consider avoiding potential damage by unclogging your sink drain the “natural” way. Here are three methods to try.

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How Much Does an Asphalt Driveway Cost?

Your driveway takes a lot of heavy use, so hiring a professional is usually the best way to ensure a consistent, long-lasting finish.  Here' show much it costs to install an asphalt drive.

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Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install Radiant Floor Heating?

Radiant floor heating could be a smart investment if you hate the feeling of a cold floor against your feet. This home upgrade isn't cheap, but prices can vary significantly depending on the size and type of system.

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How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Burst Pipe?

The burst pipe may have come as a surprise, but the bill for repairs doesn’t have to. Here’s a look at how much you might pay to remedy this problem.

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How Much Does It Cost to Replace an AC or Furnace Blower Motor?

Generally, you can expect your motor blower to last between 10 and 20 years, although it could have a longer or shorter life span depending on the condition of your unit. Here's a look at replacement costs.

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Matt Schmitz

VIDEO: How to Open Your Garage Door Manually

When your garage-door opener fails to open the garage door, it’s like: “C’mon, man, you had one job to do!” You’re gonna need to do more than say “open sesame!” — but don’t worry, opening your garage door manually is almost as easy as saying the magic words.

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Matt Schmitz

VIDEO: How to Unclog Your Bathtub Drain in 7 Simple Steps

As you shower, down the drain goes that bodily grit, grime, sloughed-off skin, shampoo residue and hair — all of which collects and congeals into a vomitous glob that can stop up your plumbing. Here’s how to extract the obstruction.

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Can You Clean Up Smoke and Water Damage Yourself?

You can sometimes clean up water, fire and smoke damage yourself. Discover when to tackle the clean-up on your own and when to call a professional.


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