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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

12 Tools Every Aspiring DIYer Should Have

You’d be surprised how many home projects you can complete yourself rather easily — if only you had the right tools. Here are a dozen to get you started.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Replace a Doorknob: Turns Out, There Are Only 6 Steps

Replacing doorknobs is one of the simplest ways you can enhance the decor of a room. It’s easy, straightforward and pretty budget-friendly as well.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Can One Bad Outlet Affect Others?

Can one dead outlet impact the rest? The short answer here is yes, but it’s not very common. That said, there are several different reasons why this can happen.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Toilet?

Need a new toilet but worried about the price tag? This guide explains how much toilet installation costs, including labor fees.

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Michael Franco

New COVID-19 Breathalyzer a Potential New Way to Self-Test for Viruses

An at-home device that can detect viral particles in the breath in seconds has been named a CES 2023 Innovation Awards Honoree. Here's how it works.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Clean a Residential Grease Trap

While grease traps are used primarily in commercial kitchens, a residential grease trap can be a useful addition to your home. Here's how to keep it clean.

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

Let Off the Gas: What’s Up With This Potential Ban on Gas Stoves?

Natural gas-powered stoves are relatively ubiquitous. They sit in some 40 million U.S> homes, and they’re a significant source of household air pollution. But in contrast to some recent headlines, they're not about to be banned.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Is Hydrojetting?

Hydro jetting can be an effective way to clear blocked drain lines, but there are some considerations to take into account. Here's all you need to know.


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