Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

    December 15, 2014
    Many think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.
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  • Power Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

    December 1, 2014
    Owning a home, means maintaining a home. In order to do so properly, there is a basic arsenal of power tools that each homeowner should have at their disposal. If space is an issue, a homeowner should choose tools that are multifaceted, making the most effective use of the workshop storage space.
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  • Tips for Living through a Renovation

    November 15, 2014
    A renovation project can be very rewarding. But like most things in life, rewards don’t come easy. Renovation projects can vary in size and expense, though one theme that holds true throughout any of them is the impact it makes on your daily life.
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  • Going from Wallpaper to Paint

    November 1, 2014
    When renovating a room in their home, many people make the choice to go from paint to wallpaper. Generally, the only preparation needed is to fill holes or damage to the wall and then simply hang the wallpaper.
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  • What to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Stripping

    October 15, 2014
    As the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping.
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  • Your Home Fire Safety Checklist

    October 1, 2014
    Since October is Fire Safety Month, it seems like the appropriate time to go over what you can do in regards to fire safety in your home. According to the CDC, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. Of these deaths, 70% are due to smoke inhalation.
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  • Repainting Your Home: Tips for the DIYer

    September 15, 2014
    If your home’s paint is beginning to peel and crack, it may be getting difficult to avoid the age old question: Should I hire a painter or do it myself? That answer depends on a few things. First, do you know how?
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  • Help Light The Night With Hope

    September 12, 2014
    I am pleased to announce our partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the Light The Night Walk; an annual fundraising event that supports LLS’s lifesaving cancer research and free support services for patients and caregivers.
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  • End of Season Checklist for your Deck or Patio

    September 1, 2014
    It’s been a great summer and you’ve been enjoying your patio or deck as much as humanly possible, right? Well, remember early this spring when you opened up your deck and all of the work you put into it?
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  • Repairing Rotted Window Sills

    August 15, 2014
    Window sills take quite a beating. Constant exposure to the sun, rain and ice can take a toll, especially when water finds its way beneath the layer of paint and caulk. Ongoing exposure to moisture can cause the sill to rot, a process that only gets worse over time.
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