Recent Blog Posts

  • Home Preparation Tips for Summer Storms

    August 1, 2014
    You take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who’s in charge now and then.
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  • Gutter Installation Tips

    July 15, 2014
    Gutters play an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. Without them, your foundation can be weakened over time; water can seep into your basement, or at the very least, splash onto your siding or damage landscaping and foliage below.
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  • DIY Tips for Installing a French Drain

    July 1, 2014
    A French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.
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  • How to Repair Old Windows

    June 15, 2014
    One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.
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  • Window Boxes Can Dress up Your House

    June 1, 2014
    When it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home’s exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.
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  • Repairing Concrete Steps

    May 15, 2014
    If your home has concrete steps, there may come a time when a little repair is necessary. Depending on the age of your steps or their exposure to the elements, the level of damage can vary. Though it may seem intimidating, the job isn’t too difficult.
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  • Deck Staining and Sealing Tips

    May 1, 2014
    The days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you’ve decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it’s important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.
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  • Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit

    April 15, 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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  • Getting the Most Use Out of Your Deck

    April 1, 2014
    We all know that the deck is the place to be when it comes to barbecuing and relaxing in the sun. With all of the time and money invested in your deck, doesn’t it make sense to enjoy it as often as possible?
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  • Getting your Deck Ready for Spring

    March 15, 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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