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Home Improvement
Chris LaFortune

Protect Yourself From Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

They’re out there, cruising neighborhoods, watching delivery trucks, waiting for quiet moments to grab packages and disappear into the wider world. Here's how to keep your packages out of the hands of porch pirates.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Clean a Pool Filter: 5 Simple Steps

Cloudy pool water means it's time to clean your filter. Here's how to clean yours so that you can get back to enjoying your pool instead of worrying about it.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Prevent Mold in the Bathroom

The best way to keep mold at bay is to keep your bathroom and its surfaces as dry as possible. Here are a few ways to get that accomplished.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

The kitchen is one of the busiest spots in the house, so it’s no wonder that your stainless appliances can accumulate fingerprints, grease and food splatters quickly. This guide will help you keep them clean.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's the Difference Between a Quote and an Estimate?

If confusing jargon makes it hard to budget for your home improvement project, you're not alone. Many people use the terms “estimate” and “quote” interchangeably, but there are crucial differences between the two.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Here's How Much It Costs to Install a Dryer

Replacing an outdated dryer with a new one can significantly cut your drying time and your utility bills. Here's how much it costs to install one.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Get Your Ducts In a Row: Do You Need to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

Is cleaning your air ducts really necessary, and what could happen if you don't do it? We clear the air.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Do You Need to Have Your Furnace Cleaned?

Maintaining your furnace correctly ensures your home remains cozy during cold weather, and it's also essential for keeping your household safe and healthy.

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