Recent Blog Posts

  • Repainting Your Home: Tips for the DIYer

    September 15, 2013
    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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  • How to Repair Your Wood Siding

    August 1, 2013
    Wood siding, for all of its classic elegance and historical significance, can require a lot of upkeep. Beyond the usual scraping and painting, there will be times when it needs a little more than just a fresh coat to hide its blemishes.
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  • Tips for staining your wood deck

    July 15, 2013
    Staining your deck is a fairly simple task and it can keep your deck looking vibrant year after year. If your deck needs to be stained, here’s how to do it: Clean it Take your grill, furniture, etc. off of your deck and get out your pressure washer.
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  • Things to Consider Before Starting Your Deck Project

    April 15, 2013
    Building your own deck can be a rewarding experience for any handyman or homeowner. If you are looking to build a deck for your home, then here a few things to consider before starting your deck project.
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  • Hardwood Moulding Installation

    February 1, 2013
    Architectural details done with hardwood mouldings are the perfect finishing touches to your workmanship.
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  • Remodeling Ideas for Winter

    February 1, 2013
    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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  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    January 1, 2013
    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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  • Effective ways to clean your gutter

    October 1, 2012
    If your gutter is brimming with leaves and water cascades off your roof like it’s coming down Niagara Falls, it may be time to clean it out.
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  • Easy Energy Saving Projects for your Kitchen & Bath

    October 1, 2012
    Want to make a difference in your energy bill but don’t want to get involved in a huge project? A great place to make a big impact with little effort is in your kitchen and bathroom. We’re not talking about tearing things apart and doing an expensive remodeling project, either.
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  • What to Look For in Exterior Wood Finishes

    August 1, 2012
    The choice of exterior wood finishes is dependent on the manner in which it will be used.     All-acrylic latex paints are the most durable house paints, but oil-based paint films usually provide the best protection from water and water vapor.
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