Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Remove These 6 Common Household Stains

No matter how fastidious a housekeeper you are, stains will happen. Here's how to deal with them so that your well-kept home can continue to look its best.

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

Stay Safe While Shoveling Snow: 8 Tips for Homeowners

Shoveling snow causes thousands of injuries and up to 100 deaths per year. Here's how to stay safe while doing this dreaded winter chore.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Painter?

Painting is more challenging than it looks. Therefore, it may be worth hiring a professional painter, instead of redecorating, yourself. 

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Home Improvement
James Fitzgerald

Gut Check: Here's How to Clean Your Gutters

Cleaning your gutters should be a regular seasonal maintenance task. Did you know you don't need a ladder to clean your gutters? This guide covers both cleaning methods.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Clean Vinyl Siding

Here's everything you need to know to clean your own vinyl siding.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Why Do My Vents Smell Like They're Burning?

Smell something burning around your vents? Whatever you do, don't sit back and ignore it. This guide will help you determine what's causing the scent.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Can You Run a Furnace Off of a Generator?

With the right generator, you can run a household furnace and avoid problems related to cold-weather blackouts. Here’s what you should know.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does a Septic Tank or Leach Field Replacement Cost?

Maintaining your septic system is vital since a malfunctioning wastewater system can leave you with toilets that won't flush, standing water and even environmental hazards. So, how much does a septic tank or leach field replacement cost? 


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