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Young Woman Looking At Repairman Repairing Dishwasher In Kitchen
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Dishwasher?

Dishwasher acting up? Fortunately, dishwasher repairs are often cheap and straightforward, but it could be worth replacing an older unit if it develops an expensive fault.

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Home Improvement
Bea Johnson

What Are the Different Types of Locks?

Just what types of door locks do you need for your home? Learn more about the different lock types in this handy guide.

kitchen fire damage
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Prevent Electrical Fires

If you're like most people, you have a number of appliances and electronics plugged in at all times. Learn more about what causes electrical fires and find out what you can do to reduce your risk.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Switch From a Gas Stove to an Electric Stove?

If you want to switch from gas to electric in the kitchen, you’re probably concerned about cost. Here’s what you need to know before you go electric.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Why Isn't My Oven Heating Up?

When you're looking forward to a freshly baked cake or batch of cookies, a stone-cold oven is the last thing you want. There are various potential causes of an oven not heating up; which is to blame often depends on whether you have a gas or electric oven.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Kind of Paint Do You Use on the Exterior of a House?

You can't just use any paint you have lying around to paint your house. Knowing what exterior paint is best for house painting can help you ensure a beautiful, long-lasting finish.

Dishwasher
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

4 Ways to Save Water While Using a Dishwasher

Dishwashers are amazing time-savers, so you may be surprised to learn that these appliances typically use less water than handwashing. Even so, there are a few ways to make this efficient appliance even more energy-saving.

Wolf double oven
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Save Energy While Using the Oven

Cooking food in the oven comes at a cost to your wallet and the planet. Fortunately, you don't need to sacrifice crispy lasagnas or fluffy, home-baked cakes to save energy.

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