Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Rowan Guthrie

Why Did My Oven Shut Off?

If your oven is ol’ unreliable, and shuts off while you're cooking, you’re not alone. In this article, we’ll explain why your oven might have gone on strike and how you can fix it.

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Home Improvement
Sarah Stasik

Why Does My House Creak and Crack?

Before you blame house settling noises on rats in the walls or a haunting happening in the attic, learn more about these sounds and what's normal.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How Much Does a Smart Ventilation System Cost?

While there's no doubt a smart ventilation system can reduce your energy bills, it's important to consider the effect on your wallet.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Happens During an HVAC Tune-Up?

Regular HVAC tune-ups are crucial for maintaining optimal performance and lengthening the lifespan of your system. Here's what you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

How Do Ice Dams Form (and How Do I Remove Them)?

Icicles dangling off your roof may look beautiful, but they can also be a sign of an ice dam. These accumulations of ice can cause major headaches for homeowners in colder climates. Here’s how to keep your home safe.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How to Safely Dispose of Lightbulbs

Figuring out how to dispose of lightbulbs can be a head-scratcher. Fortunately, lightbulb disposal is simpler than you might imagine.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

How to Clean a Baseboard Heater

Is your baseboard heater looking a little dusty? It might keep chugging along, but your baseboard heater will work more efficiently if you give it a thorough cleanup occasionally. Here's what to do.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

What Is Solar Window Film and How Does It Work?

Solar window film is a clever home upgrade that can significantly increase your home's comfort and efficiency without breaking the bank.

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