Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

What Is Hard Water?

This article provides an overview of what hard water is. It includes information about different levels of hardness, why it's a problem and possible solutions.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

What Does a Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve Do?

Welcome to the world of water heaters, where a small but mighty hero stands guard: the pressure relief valve. Think of it as the guardian of your hot water tank, making sure it doesn't become a safety risk.

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Home Improvement
Rowan Guthrie

How Long Does Food Keep in a Fridge or Freezer During a Power Outage?

Sooo ... the power went out. Here's how long your food will keep in the fridge and freezer.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Why Is My Toilet Overflowing?

Your toilet could be overflowing for any of a number of reasons. We’ll help you get to the bottom of it.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

6 Ways to Soundproof Your Doors

Soundproofing interior and exterior doors can go a long way toward creating a more peaceful and private living space. Here are six ways to get it done.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How Do You Get Rid of Old Furniture?

Whether you're facing a worn-out sofa or a whole room's worth of furnishings, there are conscientious solutions for furniture disposal. Here are eight of them.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

When Is the Best Time of Year to Renovate Your Home?

Home renovation can be a significant undertaking, and choosing the right time of year for your project can impact its success. Here's what you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Type of Outlets Do My Appliances Need?

Understanding the diverse electrical needs of appliances is crucial for homeowners, ensuring optimal performance and safety. Here's what you need to know.

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