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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
Rowan Guthrie

10 of the Most Common AC Issues — and How to Fix Them Yourself

These are some of the most common issues homeowners often face with air conditioners. The good news? Most of these you can fix yourself without calling an HVAC technician.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

6 Ways to Use Solar in Your Home

These days, there are more ways than ever to incorporate solar energy into powering your home. If you’re looking for ways to get started, read on.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

4 HVAC Maintenance Tasks You Might Be Missing

You should have professional AC and furnace maintenance at least once per year, but there may be several tasks you’ve neglected on your HVAC maintenance to-do list — and that could spell trouble for your systems.

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Home Improvement
John Warbuck

Furnace Trouble? Shoot! Well, Here's How to Troubleshoot Your Furnace

Before hiring someone to perform a furnace repair, you should evaluate whether the problem is something you can fix on your own. Use this guide to help you troubleshoot your furnace.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Is a Shower Cartridge?

Shower valve cartridges are essential components of your bathroom's plumbing. These small but crucial parts play a significant role in regulating water flow and temperature in your shower.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Secure a Sliding Glass Door

Ensuring the safety and security of your home is paramount, and one crucial aspect of this is protecting your sliding glass door. Here's how.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

6 Common Electrical Mistakes to Avoid As a Homeowner

Mistakes with electricity and wiring can have serious consequences. Learn the top electrical mistakes even you might be making.


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