Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

Why Does My Water Taste Metallic?

There can be a number of reasons for metallic-tasting water, so it's important to understand what’s causing it. Learn some common reasons why your water tastes like metal and what you can do to fix it.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Michael

Why Are My Pipes Gurgling?

If your pipes are gurgling, there's definitely something going on with your plumbing that should be addressed. Understanding the different causes of this unique plumbing symptom can help you determine whether the issue can be solved in a DIY fashion or if professional intervention is the best way to go.

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Home Improvement
Sarah Stasik

Why Is My Electric Bill so High?

Is your electricity bill much higher this month than it's been in previous months? Discover some reasons your utility cost may have shot up.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Michael

Here's What to Know About Tree Root Invasion of Your Water Line

A sink or tub full of backed-up sewage water or a constantly clogging toilet is never a good sign. In severe plumbing situations like these, tree root invasion is often the culprit.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Your Guide to an Eco-Friendly Move

Make a move that's a little easier on the earth with eco-friendly techniques, such as using green movers and finding reusable moving boxes. Here are tips to help make your move more “green.” 

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Home Improvement
Rowan Guthrie

What's the Lifespan of an HVAC System?

The reality is that there's no one-size-fits-all answer to the lifespan of an HVAC system. Several factors influence how long it will serve you.

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Home Improvement
Rowan Guthrie

7 Things That Can Do Wrong With Your Move (and How to Plan Ahead)

While unexpected hiccups are part of the moving experience, with a little planning and foresight, you can minimize their impact and ensure a smoother transition to your new digs.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

This Arbor Day, Take Care of Your Trees. Here's a a Tree-Care Guide

Taking care of your trees involves a blend of art, science and attentiveness. This guide has all you need to know for healthy trees that will enrich your yard.


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