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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

Do You Need to Leave the House During Bedbug Treatment?

Dealing with bedbugs? Fortunately, simple treatments can eradicate these unwanted bedmates, but you’ll typically need to leave home for several hours.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

What's a MERV Rating?

Seeing all the options in the air filter aisle can be overwhelming, but starting with the MERV rating can help you narrow down your selection.

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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

Can Exterminators Get Rid of Honeybees?

Trying to remove a honeybee hive from your property can be both dangerous and difficult. It’s recommended to let a professional pest control company with experience in honeybee removal handle the task for you.

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

How to Use a Generator

If you’re worried about how to use a generator, don’t be. It’s relatively easy, once you know what you’re doing. Consider this your user guide.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Marcant

Why You Shouldn't Use Water to Clean Your Air Fryer

You may have seen that viral TikTok air fryer hack that shows people cleaning air fryer baskets with soap and water — but you may not want to try this hack for yourself. Here's why.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Are My Options If I Can't Install a Central AC?

Alternative air conditioner options can offer relief from sweltering temperatures. Consider the pros and cons of these alternative cooling options.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Window Shopping? Here Are the Different Types of Windows

With so many types of windows available, it can be overwhelming to choose what you want. Narrowing down your options starts by understanding what makes each type different.

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Home Improvement
Tracey Rosenblath

Why Isn't My HVAC System Working After a Power Outage?

Is your HVAC not working after a power outage? Try these troubleshooting tips to get it back in business.

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