Recent Blog Posts

  • Knife Safety

    April 15, 2014
    Poor knife-wielding techniques in the kitchen can often result in more than just annoying bandages and anti-bacterial ointments.
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  • Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit

    April 1, 2014
    Sitting around the fire. It’s a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it’s just plain relaxing.
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  • Contractor Hiring Tips for Homeowners

    March 15, 2014
    The idea behind a home improvement is to make your home a better place to live in. Nearly just as important is the improvement made to your home’s value. Such a large financial asset deserves special consideration when deciding on a contractor to perform the work on your home.
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  • Getting your Deck Ready for Spring

    March 1, 2014
    As soon as the snow melts and the ground is somewhat thawed, it is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring. This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.
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  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    February 15, 2014
    It’s easy to feel cooped up inside after a few months of winter. The holiday buzz has died down, you’ve finally finished putting away all those seasonal decorations … so, now what? The winter months are a great time to embark upon an indoor home improvement project or two!
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  • Benefits of Metal Roofing

    February 1, 2014
    The metal roof is nothing new. We’ve all seen picturesque images of old barns and farmhouses with an aesthetically weathered, corrugated metal roof.
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  • How to Repair Damaged Molding

    January 15, 2014
    The functional purpose of moldings, such as baseboard, chair rail and door casings is to protect the more delicate wall materials (most commonly plaster and sheetrock) from damage. The problem is, when molding does its job, it begins to look a little shabby.
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  • Remodeling Ideas for Winter

    January 1, 2014
    Now that all of the excitement of the holidays has passed, are you starting to feel the winter doldrums creeping in? There’s nothing like that feeling of accomplishment when you finish a home project; yet it may seem difficult to find something to work on this time of year.
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  • Snow Fence Installation Tips

    December 15, 2013
    As winter arrives with its heavy drifts and winds, you may find yourself wanting to install a more significant substitute for your constant plowing, snow blowing and shoveling. Snow fences are typically used to re-direct drifting snow and force it to accumulate elsewhere.
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  • Get That Guestroom Spruced up For the Holidays

    December 1, 2013
    If you’re ever going to need a guest room, the Holidays would most likely be the time. As family and friends travel to be with each other during this time of year, what could be more welcoming than a thoughtfully prepared guest room?
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