Recent Home Improvement Articles

illustration of a house with a sewer system and septic system underneath
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What's the Difference Between a Septic System and a Sewer System?

Understanding the ins and outs of your home's wastewater system is essential for any homeowner. Here's what you need to know about septic tanks and sewers.

An old one story house in disrepair sits abandoned in a wooded area with green mossy vegetation growing on the roof and dead leaves on the ground and poorly maintained shrubbery in front
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Do I Need to Have My Roof Cleaned?

While cleaning your roof might seem like a relatively low priority when it comes to home maintenance, doing so could drastically improve its appearance and durability.

Critical case for an HVAC system repair
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Happens If I Don't Change the HVAC Filter?

HVAC filters protect your system against dirt and debris, and may improve indoor air quality — so you need to change them regularly.

Mold in the corner of the white ceiling and pink wall, with white curtain on the left side.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Should You Do If You Find Mold in Your House?

A mold infestation isn't just ick-inducing. Knowing what to do if you find mold can help you resolve an infestation quickly and make your home healthier and more pleasant.

Critical case for a major appliance repair
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Happens If I Don't Clean the Refrigerator Coils?

This article explains what refrigerator coils are and outlines the impact of dirty refrigerator coils. It also describes how to clean refrigerator coils.

Cleaning service washing building facade with pressure water. Cleaning dirty wall with high pressure water jet. Power washing the wall. Cleaning the facade of the house. Before and after washing
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Wash a House?

Homeowners wanting to pressure wash their homes have two options: hiring a professional house cleaning company or going the DIY route. Here, we break down the costs of these options.

ceiling damage
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

5 Signs of Water Damage in Your Home

Inform yourself so that you know when and where to look to spot the early signs of water damage before widespread structural damage occurs. Here are five telltale signs of water damage in your home.

cleaning the refrigerator
Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Deep-Clean a Refrigerator

When's the last time you cleaned your fridge? Here's a step-by-step guide on how to clean your refrigerator and freezer.

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