Recent Home Improvement Articles

A woman uses a pitchfork to spread hardwood mulch onto a landscaping bed
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Everything You Need to Know About Mulching Your Yard

This guide covers what you need to know about mulch — whether you’re looking to do it yourself or hire someone to install it for you.

"A walk-behind broadcast spreader is applying fertilizer to grass. Focus is on the lower wheel area, the grass is slightly soft. With the brown grass and dried leaves, this would make a good pre-emergent weed prevention or fall winterizer concepts."
Home Improvement
Team HomeServe

11 Ways to Bring a Damaged Lawn Back to Life

Dead grass, brown spots and other types of damage greatly diminish the appearance and health of your lawn. Before turning to a professional lawn care service, consider these remedies you can do yourself.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Everything You Need to Know About Lawn Aeration

Grass looking a little ... lackluster? Here’s what you need to know about lawn aeration — including how to do it yourself and how much it might cost to have someone do it for you.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Install a Pocket Door: Slide Into This 5-Step Guide

Pocket door installation is challenging, but you can do it yourself with moderate DIY skills and the right knowledge. Here's a step-by-step pocket door installation guide.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does Hydro Jetting Cost?

If you're experiencing sewer issues, a plumber might recommend hydro jetting. Learning more about what this service is and how much it costs can help you budget for it.

Lawrenceville, GA, USA - November 23, 2013:  A teen volunteer stacks a computer hard drive with other computer parts to be recycled at Gwinnett County's America Recycles Day event.
Home Improvement
Team HomeServe

Here's How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

Recycling unwanted electronics is an excellent way to reduce the amount of space taken up by landfills and do your part to protect the planet. Find out where to access electronic recycling services and what to do with non-recyclable devices and batteries.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What's in My Electrician's Van?

To accommodate their daily work, an electrician's truck must become a warehouse on wheels. Here's a glimpse behind the doors of an electrical service truck.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Repair Your Water-Damaged Hardwood Floor

However, don't despair if you've got a water-damaged hardwood floor. You can often repair water damage for significantly less than it would cost to start over with a brand-new floor.

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