Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Tips on How to Fix a Squeaky Floor

    March 1, 2014
    As most homeowners know, squeaky floors come with the territory. Usually the older the house, the more squeaks you have to contend with. While they may come in handy for detecting intruders or midnight-snackers, they are mostly just annoying.
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  • Convert your Spare Room into a Hobby Room

    February 15, 2014
    For a lot of people, there are few things more satisfying or rewarding than becoming fully immersed in a creative project that they enjoy: A hobby. The downside is, the aforementioned “immersion” usually means the entire family is immersed as well.
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  • How to Repair Damaged Sheetrock

    February 1, 2014
    The beauty of sheet rock (also referred to as drywall), is that it’s very easy to repair. With just a few tools and materials, it is a job that can easily be accomplished by the average homeowner; leaving the wall as if the damage had never occurred.
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  • Tips for Organizing your Attic and Keeping it in Tip Top Shape

    January 15, 2014
    If you are like most people, this is time of year when you head on up to the attic to retrieve your holiday decorations.
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