Recent Home Improvement Articles

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does an Emergency Plumber Cost?

Emergency plumbers provide urgent assistance outside of regular business hours. However, many people worry about the impact of calling an emergency plumber on their wallets.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Should You Buy a Move-in-Ready Home or Buy a Fixer-Upper?

Should you buy a fixer-upper or a move-in-ready home? Each option has pros and cons, so it comes down to your preferences and how much work you're willing to put into your home.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Should You Renovate or Move?

Should you upgrade your existing home or start over in a new house? Here's how to decide.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Stage a Home?

Staging your house is a great way to sell your home quickly while increasing the sale price. This guide reviews what it means to stage your house and several ways to go about it.

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

Hit By a Hurricane? Here Are 11 Things to Know as You Clean Up

If you live in a hurricane-prone area of the U.S., you’re probably no stranger to these storms — and you might have even been ready for the most recent one. For anyone who was caught less than prepared, we’ve got a guide for you.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Is There Hot Water in My Toilet?

If you realize your toilet has hot water in it, you’ll need to do some troubleshooting as to why it’s there so you can get to work on fixing it. Here's how.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Get Snakes to Slither on Out of Your Home With These Tips

Removing snakes is often something you should leave to a professional — especially if there’s a chance these snakes could be venomous. However, some smaller infestations can be treated by the homeowner.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Causes Rattling Pipes?

It’s true that rattling pipes can be rather unnerving, but the good news is that rattling doesn’t usually indicate a major problem. Here's everything you need to know.

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