Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Organizing Tips: How to Get your Car Back in the Garage

    January 1, 2014
    People tend to store things in their attics, garages, and sheds as if those spaces were interchangeable. The fact is, as a storage space, your garage is fundamentally different from your attic.
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  • Get That Guestroom Spruced up For the Holidays

    December 15, 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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  • Tips for Getting Your Holiday Decorations Organized

    December 1, 2013
    If you’re like most people during the busy holiday season, the to-do list has a way of growing while the days seem to slip by faster. The added chore of wading through an attic or basement full of mismatched boxes and bags as you dig out your decorations can make things more challenging.
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  • Keeping your Ducts in Order

    November 15, 2013
    A common complaint by homeowners who use a forced hot air heating system is that there can be a lot of dust build up. Of course, that is why filters are used in the heating system. But what if you’ve just replaced your filter and still are dealing with more dust than usual?
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  • How to Repair Damaged Molding

    November 1, 2013
    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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