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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

5 Reasons Why You Need to Keep a Home Inventory

While creating a home inventory may not be on your list of things to do this weekend, it’s a critical step to protecting your valuables and finances.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

So You Wanna Build Your Own House: A Step-by-Step Overview

Building your own house involves what feels like a million steps. Knowing how to get started when building a house can help you get things moving.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

Quartz Countertops: Pros and Cons

Quartz countertops create a sleek, modern look, but they aren't the right choice for every kitchen. Weigh the pros and cons before starting a quart project.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

7 Home Improvement Projects That Are Illegal to DIY

Did you know that some home improvement projects are actually illegal to complete yourself without a permit? Here's how to stay above board on that deck build or new addition.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Do My Windows Fog Up (and How Do I Fix It)?

Two reasons your windows might be fogging up are indoor moisture, or broken seals. We’ll look at both causes and what you can do to fix your foggy windows.

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Home Improvement
James Fitzgerald

How to Fill a Pool

Preparing to dive into the cool, inviting waters of your swimming pool can be a thrilling thought — but before you can wade, you're gonna need water. Whether it's a new installation or a routine refill, learn the different ways to fill your pool along with the pros and cons of each method.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How Much Does It Cost to Refinish Ceramic Tile?

Ceramic tile refinishing gives tired-looking tiles a facelift without the inconvenience of starting from scratch, and it's often easier on the wallet than retiling.

Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

Where Should You Place Smoke Detectors?

Installing smoke alarms correctly could save your life during a house fire. Learn where to put smoke detectors and how many to install.

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