Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's the Difference Between a Circuit Breaker Panel and a Fuse Box?

Your house has either a circuit breaker or a fuse box. But which is which — and how are they different?

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Can a Smart Lock Be Hacked?

Because smart locks are connected to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, many people worry about the risk of hacking — which would actually make your home less secure. Here’s what you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What to Do If a Key Breaks Off in the Lock — 5 Things to Try

It's a situation out of your nightmares: You turn the key in your door lock, only for it to snap off in your hand. Try one of these methods to free a key that's broken in a lock.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Copy a Key Fob

Knowing how to copy a key fob can save you time and money next time you need a spare for your car or home.  Here's a how-to guide.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Is Recessed Lighting?

If you long for an uncluttered aesthetic or want to avoid banging your head on a pendant light, recessed lighting could be the answer.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's a Storm Drain?

If sudden downpours always send you into a panic, installing a storm drain may help ease your stress by protecting your landscaping.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Here's How to Clean Your Range Hood

Regular cleaning ensures that your range hood runs efficiently. It can also eliminate a source of grease fires. Here’s how to clean yours.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Should I Get the Extended Warranty When I'm Buying an Appliance?

In the market for a new appliance for your home? It pays to take a closer look into extended warranties and what they offer before opening your wallet.


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