Recent Home Improvement Articles

brass smart lock on a white door with a brass doorknob
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Maintain Door Locks: 5 Key Steps

Well-maintained locks are secure locks. Here are five steps you can take to keep your locks maintained.

sewer
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Is Hydro Jetting And How Does It Work?

Before you dial up a plumber to hydro jet your pipes, you should know what you’re getting yourself into. Here’s a primer.

Rinsing dishes in a double sink
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Does Handwashing Really Use More Water Than a Dishwasher?

Does handwashing your dishes use more water than using a dishwasher to get the job done? We dive in to help settle the debate once and for all.

The foundation in a residential basement is cracked and repaired with epoxy injections
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

6 Signs of Foundation Issues

Catching a foundation problem early on could save you a lot of time, stress and money later down the line. Here's what you need to know.

illustration of people doing different cleaning activities like dusting
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Time for a Fresh Start! Here's Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning can be daunting, taking days or even weeks to complete. Here's a room-by-room spring cleaning checklist to help you get started.

Retaining wall being built at the old Rossi house in the same area.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Landscaper?

You just can’t put a price on a perfectly manicured lawn, well-trimmed trees and immaculate flowerbeds. Well … your landscaper can. Here's some cost insight.

Humidifier
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Whole-House Humidifier?

A whole-house humidifier solves the problem of dry air and can even help prevent the spread of airborne viruses — so installing one might be a good investment.

Photo of an unfinished basement with a newly installed sump pump pit
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Sump Pump?

A sump pump can prevent water from building up inside your basement. Sump pump installation isn't cheap, but it can pay for itself many times over by guarding against expensive structural damage.

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