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How Much Does a Heat Pump Cost?

Heat pumps can be an efficient option for homes in mild climates. As you make your decision, it's important to understand how much a heat pump costs.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Isn’t My Washer Cleaning My Clothes?

Washer not ... washing? Here are some common reasons why your washer may not be getting your clothes clean and practical solutions to address these issues.

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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

9 Tips for Maintaining Your Home's Electrical System

Your home's electrical system powers everything from your lights to your laptop. Practice proper electrical maintenance by following these nine tips.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Why Doesn't This Plug Fit Into my Outlet?

Encountering a plug that won't fit into an outlet can be a minor inconvenience or a major safety concern. Here's everything you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Leigh Morgan

5 Common Electrical Problems Homeowners Should Know About

Electrical systems have come a long way since the 1800s, but that doesn't mean they're infallible. Learn more about the five most common electrical problems and how to respond to each one if it happens in your home.

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Home Improvement
Andrea Burton

7 Eco-Friendly Home Upgrades and How They Affect Property Value

Sure, you’re concerned about your carbon footprint, but you still have bills to pay and a budget to keep. Before investing in eco-friendly home upgrades, see how much green going green can save you.

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Gwen Case

If Someone Else in the Building Causes Damage to My Apartment, Who's Responsible?

If a neighbor causes damage to your apartment, you could be facing significant expenses for something that isn't your fault. However, in some cases, you may be able to make the neighbor cover the cost of repairs.

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Leigh Morgan

3 Insurance Fraud Offenses You Might Think Are No Big Deal

Although insurance is helpful, it also comes with a lot of rules and restrictions. Before you file a claim, learn more about some of the actions that constitute insurance fraud.

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