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Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install or Replace a Carpet?

Carpet installation can make your home feel  cozier. Carpets are ideal for adding softness and insulation, but it's essential to understand how much the project will cost before committing.

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How Much Does a Spanish Tile Roof Cost?

Spanish tiles are an attractive and durable roofing material, but they may not be the best option if you're on a tight budget. So, how much does a Spanish tile roof cost?

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Are My Faucets Making a Whining Noise?

What causes a water faucet to make that unmistakable squealing noise? And more importantly, how do you solve the problem? Here's what you need to do.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Do House Cleaning Services Cost?

You can't put a price on a clean, well-maintained home, but many cleaning services offer weekly or flat rates according to your needs. House cleaning services can also charge by the hour or job.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Refrigerator?

Replacing your fridge is sometimes more cost-effective than paying for the repairs. This fridge repair cost guide should help you make a decision.

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Home Improvement
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Do Your Pipes Clog Often? The Type of Pipe May Be to Blame

If you've tried everything you can think of to stop blockages to no avail, you may have clog-prone plumbing pipes.  Knowing what kind of pipes you have can help you identify the cause of the issue.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Why Is My Boiler's Blow-Off Valve Leaking?

A boiler blow-off valve leak can signal a serious problem, so you shouldn’t ignore it. Here are a few things you should know before you grab your toolbox.

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Home Improvement
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Red Flags: 8 Things to Look Out For When Hiring a Contractor

Not all companies or individuals are trustworthy or experienced, so it's important to watch out for red flags or warning signs when hiring for your job. Here are some things to look for — and things to look out for — when choosing someone to do work on your home.

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