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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Solar Water Heater?

While solar water heaters cost more up front, switching to solar energy could reduce your utility costs. Solar water heater installation is a costly project, so knowing what to expect can make budgeting more efficient, too.

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

How Does a Solar Water Heater Work?

Heating water can account for 20% of home energy use. Save money by switching to a solar water heater that uses free energy from the sun to heat your water.

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

How Much You'll Sink Into a Swimming Pool: Installation Costs by Pool Type

Pool prices can be high. If you want something custom or oversized, think even higher. Knowing pool installation costs for different types of pools can help you decide what to add to your home.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Marcant

What's a Circuit Breaker?

What is a circuit breaker, and why does it insist on interrupting power to your rooms? Discover more about circuit breakers in this quick guide.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

8 Most Common HOA Regulations to Be Aware Of

Homeowners associations often get a bad rap. However, HOA rules and regulations can help keep the neighborhood looking nice, which can help keep your home value higher.

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Home Improvement
Rowan Guthrie

10 Sneaky Signs of Water Damage

We've all heard horror stories of burst pipes, leaking roofs and flooded basements. But there are lesser-known signs of water damage that could be quietly wreaking havoc in your home.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Calling a Plumber? Here Are the 6 Most Common Plumbing Jobs and How Much They Cost

One of the first things you're likely to think of when you need to call a plumber is how much it's going to cost. The good news is that you don’t have to be stuck with sticker shock. Estimate the cost of repairing your plumbing problem.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How Much Do Quartz Countertops Cost?

Quartz countertops create a sleek aesthetic and offer an exceptionally durable finish. Explore how much quartz countertops cost on average so you can budget for your project.

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