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Installation a deadbolt lock
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Need a New Deadbolt? Here's a Cost Breakdown

Knowing when a deadbolt should be replaced, and the potential cost to install or replace a deadbolt lock ensures you can meet your needs without breaking the bank.

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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

5 Reasons Why You Need to Keep a Home Inventory

While creating a home inventory may not be on your list of things to do this weekend, it’s a critical step to protecting your valuables and finances.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

So You Wanna Build Your Own House: A Step-by-Step Overview

Building your own house involves what feels like a million steps. Knowing how to get started when building a house can help you get things moving.

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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

RV Security 101

Does your RV provide the same protection and security as your home? Probably not. This doesn’t mean you can’t add extra security features to your RV to provide the protection you want for your family.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

How Much Does It Cost to Install an Electric Wall Heater?

Electric wall heaters are relatively unusual in the U.S. but are also budget-friendly and quick to install.

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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

What Is Trickle Charging?

If your EV sits unused in your garage, it can eventually run out of charge, leaving you stuck. If the thought of an uncharged car makes you long for your gas station days, trickle charging might be the answer.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

Quartz Countertops: Pros and Cons

Quartz countertops create a sleek, modern look, but they aren't the right choice for every kitchen. Weigh the pros and cons before starting a quart project.

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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

How Do You Know If You Have Bedbugs?

To keep bed bugs away from your home and family, it’s crucial to be vigilant. Learn how to look for common hiding spots and other signs of bed bug infestation.

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