Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

There's No Heat In My House: How to Troubleshoot

Got a house with no heat? Start your troubleshooting by reading these helpful tips.

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

Things That Go Bump In the Night: Spooky Home Sounds You Shouldn't Ignore

Phantom sounds don’t necessarily mean your home is haunted. However, some noises could be a signal that something’s up with the vital systems of your home.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Remove Lead Paint?

The EPA says that if you own an older home, you should assume it contains lead-based paint. If you suspect there's lead paint lurking in your house, hiring a professional to mitigate the situation as quickly as possible is essential.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Do You Get Rid of Horseflies? Here’s the Answer, Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Getting flies to buzz off can feel like an impossible task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to get rid of horseflies for good.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Do Snow Removal Services Cost?

Shoveling snow can be dangerous and time-consuming, so it may be worth investing in professional snow removal services this winter. Keep these costs in mind.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Make Your Home More Accessible: 10 Easy Steps

Reducing accidents and creating accessibility for those with disabilities are some reasons you might need an accessible home. Here are some tips on how to make your home handicap accessible. 

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

This Halloween, Keep the Creepy Crawlies Out of Your Home With These Tips

Spooked by spiders, snakes, bats or some other scary critter? We’ve rustled up our top pest-control tips to help you de-scarify your house ASAP.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does a Home Appraisal Cost?

A home appraisal is a professional property valuation and occurs whenever you take out a mortgage or refinance. This guide covers what the process looks like and how much it costs.


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