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What's a Solar Water Heater?

Solar is an economical and environmentally friendly option. Understanding how solar water heaters work and the costs involved can help you decide if a solar system is right for you. 

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How Much Does an Home Energy Audit Cost?

Do you want to make your home more energy efficient? A home energy audit can help you figure out how to banish uncomfortable drafts and sky-high energy bills. 

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Here Are 6 Reasons Why Your AC Isn't Working

If your central air conditioner stops or struggles to keep your home cool, you could be dealing with a repair issue. Here's how to troubleshoot what's wrong with your AC.

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Why You Shouldn't Use WD-40 to Lube Your Locks

If you rely on WD-40 to fix squeaky door hinges, it stands to reason that you could also use it to lubricate a sticky lock. But that’s not the case. In fact, using WD-40 for this purpose could have a negative effect.

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How to Deal With Regular Basement Flooding

April showers are supposed to bring May flowers ... but sometimes, they bring another round of flooding to your basement. Here are some ways to prevent future damage.

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How Much Does a Cedar Roof Cost?

Considering cedar shakes or shingles? This traditional roofing material is relatively expensive, so it's important to understand the costs involved before committing.

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Why Is My Dishwasher Leaking? 7 Possible Causes

Is your dishwasher leaking every time you use it? The issue could be coming from one of many causes. This guide should help you narrow it down.

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What Type of Roofing Is Best for My Home?

The best type of roof for your home depends on a number of factors. We'll help you make sense of your options and decide what will work for you.

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