Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

Buying or selling a home? You'll need a home inspection to protect yourself from costly repairs. Here's how much home inspections cost.

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Home Improvement
Mark Soto

How to Survey Your Home for Storm Damage

A storm can cause severe damage to a home. It's essential to know where to look to fix it before minor damage leads to great consequences.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What to Look for When Hiring an Exterminator

It's essential to select a reputable company to deal with pest problems thoroughly and safely. Here's what to look for in a pest control company below so you can make the best decision for your situation.

insulated exterior faucet
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Install an Outdoor Faucet Cover

Insulating your exterior faucet is an effective way to prevent your outdoor water supply from freezing and reduce the chances of a cracked pipe. Here's how to install a cover.

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Home Improvement
Mark Soto

Considering a Wall-Hung Toilet? Here Are the Pros and Cons

If you're looking to add more style to your bathroom, wall-hung toilets make for a great addition. But there are a few things you need to know about them first.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Is a Sump Pump?

Worrying about a flooded basement is hardly a relaxing way to spend a rainy day, so it's worth figuring out how to reduce the risk. Installing a sump pump can help protect your basement and foundations.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's a Heat Pump?

If you're looking for a more environmentally friendly way to heat and cool your home, a heat pump could be an excellent option. Understanding what a heat pump is and how it works can help you decide if it's the right choice for your family.

Water drained into the toilet bowl After the technician came to repair a toilet. When its did not flush down.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Calling a Plumber? Here Are the 6 Most Common Plumbing Jobs and How Much They Cost

One of the first things you're likely to think of when you need to call a plumber is how much it's going to cost. Expect to pay between $45 and $200 per hour, but different jobs come with different costs. Here's what you need to know.

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