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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

High Alert: Arlo Launches Security System Featured at CES 2022

A 2022 CES Innovation Award Honoree, the new Arlo Home Security System packs a powerful punch into an easy-to-use system. Here's all you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Rewire a House?

A properly-installed electrical system is essential for your safety, so it's worth knowing how much you’ll need to invest to safely rewire your house.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

A New Sump Pump Doesn't Have to Drain Your Wallet: What to Know About Installation Costs

The total price you’ll have to pay to install a sump pump depends on two main factors: the type of pump you choose and how much work is involved in the installation.  Here’s how to figure out what your pump will cost.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Garbage Disposal?

Old disposal grinding your gears? Maybe it’s time for a new one. But who wants to spend a bunch of money on a new appliance?  Here, we breakdown the costs.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Everything You Need to Know About Dishwasher Installation Costs

A dishwasher can make life significantly easier. This is what you need to know about installation costs.

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Home Improvement
Team HomeServe

What Is Crawlspace Encapsulation and How Much Does It Cost?

A significant proportion of the air in your home gets inside via the crawlspace. Therefore, crawlspace encapsulation may be worth considering to prevent mold, dampness and other common issues.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Chimney Liner?

There are several kinds of chimney liners, and there should be an option to suit most budgets. This guide explores how much a chimney liner costs and what impacts the price.

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Home Improvement
James Fitzgerald

5 Potential Problem Areas in Your New Old Home

Older homes are desired for their charm and affordability, but also come with a unique set of challenges and considerations. Before purchasing an older house, learn what to look out for to avoid costly repairs down the road.

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