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Matt Schmitz

VIDEO: How to Clean Your Dishwasher Filters

Your dishwasher filters catch all the gunk and nasty food particles that come off your dishes during a wash cycle so that they don’t clog the drain or wind up right back on your bowls, plates and glasses. If you don’t routinely clean these filters, debris will build up, causing unsanitary conditions and foul odors — not to mention reducing efficiency and shortening the lifespan of your appliance. Learn how to clean your dishwasher filters in nine simple steps!

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Bye Bye Flies: How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Getting rid of fruit flies and making sure that they don't return is a pretty simple process. Here's all you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Replace a Lawn Sprinkler Head

Need to get your sprinkler system back in good working order? Follow these steps to fix those faulty sprinkler heads once and for all.

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Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Stair Lift?

A stair lift can greatly increase your accessibility to all parts of your home and make it possible to age in place for longer. The price for a stair lift varies, depending on your needs and the configuration of your stairs.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Don't Be Alarmed! You Can Install a Home Alarm System for Less Than You Think

Protecting your home doesn't have to cost a fortune, and options are available to suit most budgets. Here's how much a home alarm system costs, including installation and monthly monitoring fees. 

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does House Siding Cost?

How much does siding cost? Find out more about the project cost and timeline to make plans for your renovation.

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Team eLocal

Installing a Walk-In Tub? Here's Everything You Need to Know

Installing a walk-in tub comes with several benefits —especially if getting into a regular tub is challenging. Understanding how walk-in bathtubs work can help you prepare for the installation.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

There are many reasons why a heat pump may be blowing out cold air, and you may need to do some investigating to discover the issue. Here’s how to troubleshoot.


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