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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Here's How Much a Locksmith Charges for 5 of the Most Common Services

Locksmiths provide essential services to maintain your home and car's security. The average callout fee is about $150, but you may pay more than that, depending on the actual service performed.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Storage Ideas for Small Kitchen Appliances

Tired of appliances cluttering your countertops? Upgrading your kitchen appliance storage keeps appliances accessible when you need them and out of the way when you don't.

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Home Improvement
Rowan Guthrie

Top 10 Most Expensive Home Repairs

For most homeowners, any unexpected home repair may seem too expensive. These are, objectively, the top 10 most expensive home repairs.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

You're Gonna Need a Bigger House! 7 Signs It's Time to Upsize

House size affects how much you enjoy your home and how functional it is. Consider these signs to determine if you need to upgrade to a bigger house.

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

7 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Dishwasher

Worried your dishes aren't getting cleaned properly? Here are seven signs it may be time to replace your dishwasher with a newer model.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper? Pros and Cons of DIYing Your Digs

The low price tag of a fixer-upper is tempting, and it could make it a good investment, but properties that need a lot of work also come with some drawbacks. Compare the pros and cons to help decide whether you should buy a fixer-upper.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

6 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Fridge

Your hard-working fridge may eventually show signs that it's at the end of its life. Watch for these indicators so you can determine when it's time to replace your refrigerator. 

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Home Improvement
Rachel Elle

What's the Difference Between Flood Insurance and Water Damage Coverage?

Where the water comes from isn't necessarily the primary concern for homeowners dealing with floods — but it is for insurance companies. This is what you need to know about the difference between flood damage and water damage.

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