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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Generator?

Home backup generators can be a real lifesaver in an emergency, but many homeowners worry about generator installation costs. This guide explains how much you should expect to pay for generator installation by size and type.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

 How Much Does a Radon Inspection Cost?

Testing your home for radon is an effective way to tell if you have a problem. Find out how much a radon inspection costs and how much you should expect to pay for a DIY radon testing kit.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's the Difference Between a Boiler and a Furnace?

Knowing the difference between boilers and furnaces can help you decide which style is best for your home.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What to Do If You Get Locked Out of Your Car

There's nothing worse than slamming your car door shut only to see your car keys lying on the seat inside. You can try several things if you're locked out of the car, including a few DIY unlocking methods.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Locksmith for Your Car?

Many vehicle owners worry about how much car locksmiths cost. Here's a breakdown of costs for common services.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Rekey a Lock?

If you’ve just moved into a new home, changed roommates or lost a key, you probably want to take steps to secure your doors. Rekeying your locks can be cheaper than replacing them.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's the Difference Between Contractors and Subcontractors?

You've likely heard of contractors, general contractors and subcontractors, but you might not know the difference. While they all work on construction and home improvement projects, they have different roles in the process.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Does My Water Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

What causes your water to reek of rotten eggs and how can you make it go away? We have your answers.


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