Recent Blog Posts

  • Your Deck: Do-over or Makeover?

    August 15, 2013
    If your old deck is looking worn and shabby, you might be thinking it’s time to demolish it and start over with a newly designed deck. While that’s a perfectly reasonable approach, there are others ones that may better suit your need --and your budget.
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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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  • Spring Maintenance: What to Look for After the Snow Melts

    March 1, 2013
    A blanket of snow may be pretty to look at, but what is it covering up? The harsh winter weather takes a toll on the exterior of homes and yards, while much of the damage and debris is hidden until spring.
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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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  • Hardwood Moulding Installation

    February 1, 2013
    Architectural details done with hardwood mouldings are the perfect finishing touches to your workmanship.
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  • Using a Laser Level

    January 1, 2013
    While a laser level is often used by professionals, it is practical enough for a homeowner to use as well. Below, we share a few things that laser levels can do for you. TypesThere are two main types of laser levels.
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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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  • Furnace Maintenance for Winter Warmth

    December 1, 2012
    Labor Day has passed and so have the Dog Days of Summer. Your furnace has been hibernating for many months now and you will soon have to wake it up from its long slumber.
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