Recent Renovation Articles

A handyman straps an old brown couch and a dolly to the bed of a small pickup truck parked in the alley of a downtown city building as he prepares to haul it away
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
Team eLocal

How Much Does Mold Removal Cost?

Excess mold can make your home unliveable. Removing it is often necessary. Knowing how much mold removal costs can help you prepare for this service.

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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
Hannah Stephens

How Often Should You Get a Home Inspection?

Why get a home inspection without a good reason? Knowledge is power, and knowing as much as possible about your home's condition is an excellent way to protect your family and nip minor issues in the bud. 

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

A closer look at home inspection costs can help lift the shroud of mystery surrounding this essential part of the buying and selling process.

a residential yard gets a fresh trench dug for an invisible dog fence
Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

5 Pet-Friendly Home Upgrades

No matter what types of pets you have, it usually doesn’t take long before they become an important part of the family. That’s why it can make sense to add some special features in your home that are just for them.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Get the Stink Out: Odor Removal Cost Guide

Whether you’re dealing with pet odor or smoky aromas, some smells can’t be banished with just a lit candle or an open window. Some stink requires a professional touch. Here's a cost breakdown.

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Home Improvement
Andrea Burton

7 Eco-Friendly Home Upgrades and How They Affect Property Value

Sure, you’re concerned about your carbon footprint, but you still have bills to pay and a budget to keep. Before investing in eco-friendly home upgrades, see how much green going green can save you.

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