Recent Home Improvement Articles

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My AC Unit Is Leaking. What Do I Do?

There are causes of a leaking AC unit. Your best bet is to call an HVAC technician,  but there are a few things you can check first.

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How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Architect?

If you're planning to build a new custom home or do a major renovation to your existing home, understanding the average architect cost helps you plan your budget.

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How Much Does It Cost to Install Solar Panels?

The question isn’t just how much solar panels cost to install, but whether solar panels will save you enough money in the long run to justify the upfront costs.

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How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Interior Designer?

Hiring a professional interior designer can help you create beautiful, functional living spaces that fit your lifestyle. If you're considering professional design services, it's essential to understand how much an interior designer costs and how they charge.

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How Much Does It Cost to Add Accessible Features to Your Home?

In general, you could make your home wheelchair-accessible for about $32,000, but some features may cost more. This price breakdown covers options for key areas of your home you may wish to consider.

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How Much Does It Cost to Call an Emergency Locksmith?

An emergency locksmith is on call whenever you need them. But because they’re available 24/7, you should expect to pay more for their services.

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How Much Does a Home Energy Audit Cost?

Paying for a home energy audit is often money well spent, as it can help you make practical improvements to get your energy usage under control. 

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Put a Damper on the Situation: How (And Why) to Adjust Your HVAC Damper

Got warm spots and cool spots in your house? If your home has an HVAC damper system, you can address this problem on your own.

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