Alexander: It’s really hard to tell. It’s actually almost impossible. If you were to go to Ikea right now and look at what’s on the shelves there in the stockroom, the furniture pieces will say, “Made in Romania,” “Made in Poland,” “Made in Russia,” but that only tells you the last link of the chain:

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Home repair insurance is a good option if your systems and appliances are nearing the end of their lifespan

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  • Home repair insurance provides coverage if your systems and appliances need to be repaired or replaced.
  • You might purchase it if your appliances are nearing the end of their lifespan. 
  • For a newly

home buildersFacing stiff competition from homebuyers eager to get into their first house, more homeowners are taking an interest in do-it-yourself projects to fix or upgrade their home instead of trying to find something new. 

But home improvement projects take an input of time, money, and skills—things that not all buyers have handy before starting

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