Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Replace a Doorknob: Turns Out, There Are Only 6 Steps

Replacing doorknobs is one of the simplest ways you can enhance the decor of a room. It’s easy, straightforward and pretty budget-friendly as well.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Can One Bad Outlet Affect Others?

Can one dead outlet impact the rest? The short answer here is yes, but it’s not very common. That said, there are several different reasons why this can happen.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Toilet?

Need a new toilet but worried about the price tag? This guide explains how much toilet installation costs, including labor fees.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

How to Clean a Residential Grease Trap

While grease traps are used primarily in commercial kitchens, a residential grease trap can be a useful addition to your home. Here's how to keep it clean.

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

Let Off the Gas: What’s Up With This Potential Ban on Gas Stoves?

Natural gas-powered stoves are relatively ubiquitous. They sit in some 40 million U.S> homes, and they’re a significant source of household air pollution. But in contrast to some recent headlines, they're not about to be banned.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Is Hydrojetting?

Hydro jetting can be an effective way to clear blocked drain lines, but there are some considerations to take into account. Here's all you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

9 Things to Do to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Boosting your home's curb appeal can be incredibly gratifying and surprisingly affordable. Here are nine projects you can accomplish in a weekend.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Is My Baseboard Heater Making Noise? (And How Do I Fix It?)

Is your baseboard heater making noise? We’ll help you zero in on what’s happening and how to fix it.

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