Recent Home Improvement Articles

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How Long Do Household Cleaners and Solvents Last?

Cleaning solutions and other household products make it easy to maintain your home, so it stands to reason that you have an arsenal of them in your closet or cupboard. But just how long do these solutions last?

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Got a Skunk Problem? That Stinks. Here’s How to Get Rid of Them

Has a close encounter of the furry kind got you scrambling to find out how to get rid of skunks? Here are a few things you can do to encourage these stinky creatures to tuck tail and run.

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What Is an Air Ionizer?

Air ionizers are often touted as the solution to indoor air pollution, but do they live up to the hype? Here's what you need to know.

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Buzz Off! Here's How Much Mosquito Treatments Cost

A mosquito infestation in your yard can be a real headache. Are mosquito treatments worth the money? Typically, they cost between $500 and $1,000.

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How Much Does It Cost to Have Your Septic Tank Pumped?

Did you know you need to have your septic tank pumped every three to five years? Here's how much the service will cost.

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How Much Does A Chimney Inspection Cost?

A worn-out chimney isn't just dangerous — various issues can cause potentially severe structural damage to your home.  Learn more about chimney inspections here.

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How Often Do You Need to Pump Your Septic Tank?

Did you know you should have your septic tank pumped every three to five years? Here's why.

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How Do You Clean Stains Off of a Concrete Driveway?

You don't have to spend a fortune to get rid of stains on your driveway. Common household detergents can remove oil stains from concrete driveways, especially if you catch spills quickly.

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