Quick, Easy Home Repairs That Can Save You Big-Time

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By Stephanie Steinberg

Sometimes you have to spend money to save money. This is especially true when it comes to your home. If the thought of spending money to repair that dripping shower or crack in the ceiling makes you grimace, remember that a few cheap fixes today could prevent you from shelling out hundreds or thousands of dollars tomorrow. Home improvement experts Cindy Dole and Eric Stromer, co-hosts of the "Home Wizards" radio show, share some easy home fixes that could prevent disasters or lead to significant savings: