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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Do You Have a Broken Lock? 6 Signs It's Time for a New One

Learn the signs of a broken — or soon-to-be broken — lock to know when it's time for a lock repair or replacement. 

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Home Improvement
Geoffrey Sperring

Why Are There Hotspots in My Home?

There are many reasons indoor air temperatures vary across the home. Some of these you can easily fix, while others require professional expertise.

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

How Often Do You Need to Add Enzymes to Your Septic System?

Your septic system needs regular maintenance to work properly, so it's important to understand what septic tank enzymes do and how they interact with your waste management solution.

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Home Improvement
Geoffrey Sperring

How to Choose the Right Safe For Your Home

There are many safes on the market, and choosing the best home safe is crucial to keep your possessions secure from theft or damage by fire.

Short circuit damage Using non-standard equipment can be dangerous. overload
Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Prevent Electrical Fires: 7 Safety Tips

Sparks flying when it comes to your electrical system is anything but a good thing. When power outlets in your home are sparking, the situation could end up in an electrical fire. The good news is that you can take several steps to prevent electrical fire risks in your home.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

5 Things You're Doing That Attract Mosquitoes to Your Yard

Did you know that there are things you could be unknowingly doing to encourage mosquito visitors? Find out how to stop attracting mosquitoes so you can enjoy your time outdoors. 

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Home Improvement
Bridget Coila

What Do Surge Protectors Do?

You can safeguard your electronics with a surge protector that acts as a buffer between your home's electrical system and your device.

BOTHELL, WA/USA- May 19, 2022: ADT Home security sign displayed in front of home
Home Improvement
Elizabeth Michael

Does Putting a Security Sign in Your Yard Really Deter Burglars?

Do security signs make burglars think twice about stealing from your home?

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