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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Too Cool for Pool? Warm Up to the Idea of a Pool Heater

Need a pool heater? By understanding the mechanics and benefits of the different types of heating options available, you can decide whether one's right for you.

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Sandy Hess

What to Know If You Want to Break Your Lease

There are certain circumstances that may require you to break your lease before the end of the contract period. Before you make the decision to break your lease by moving out early, it’s important to understand exactly what that means.

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Shelley Frost

What Is a 'Public Nuisance' in Terms of the Law?

Legally, there’s a line between a disturbance or annoyance and a public nuisance. Here’s how to know if what you're dealing with crosses that line.

Business legal document concept : Pen and glasses on a lease agreement form. Lease agreement is a contract between a lessor and a lessee that allow lessee rights to use of a property owned by lessor
Carina Jenkins J.D.

How Long After Signing a Lease Can I Back Out?

So you signed the lease a few days ago. But your dream apartment is now on the market, or you’re otherwise having second thoughts about the place you picked. Can you back out of the lease?

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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

Get Cookin': How to Light a Gas Grill

Whether you have a taste for the perfect T-bone or you just want to throw on some burgers and dogs for a poolside gathering, read this guide to learn how to light a grill and get cooking with gas.

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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

How to Measure for a New Fridge

To get accurate measurements for your new fridge, you'll need nothing more than a measuring tape. Here’s how to measure for a fridge, so you won’t be left in a squeeze on delivery day.

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Home Improvement
Leigh Morgan

How to Choose the Right Washer For Your Home

Having a washing machine sure beats lugging a hamper full of laundry to the laundromat. But if you've never purchased a washer before, all the terminology can be confusing.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

How to Choose the Right Stove or Range For Your Home

Wondering how to choose a stove or oven for your kitchen? It might seem simple, but kitchen ranges come with lots of choices, from the power source to the extra features you want.


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