Recent Blog Posts

  • Vinyl Windows Save Energy

    September 1, 2012
    When it comes to offering homeowners superior energy efficiency, quality vinyl windows are still the way to go. Vinyl frame and insulated glass reduce heating and cooling loss better than wood, steel and aluminum frame windows.
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  • Tips for Weatherization

    September 1, 2012
    Poor weatherproofing cannot only cause discomfort in your home, but also leads to high heat and energy costs that can easily be prevented. Weatherization is a very simple concept. During the summer it means keeping the heat out, and during the winter it means keeping the heat in.
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  • Reducing Energy Costs with Energy Saving Products

    August 1, 2012
    Your heating system may be taking the summer off, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do more to lower your energy bill. Reducing energy costs in the home is not just a wintertime concern. There are many products available to help you to start saving energy right now.
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  • How to Build the Perfect Patio

    August 1, 2012
    Creating a new living space outside is easier than building one indoors. Building the perfect patio is easier because you do not have to deal with walls, ceilings, doors, and windows.
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  • Six Suggestions To Stay Safe While Power Washing

    July 1, 2012
    It’s kind of like your mom telling you not to put your hand on a hot burner or your dad telling you not to jump into the alligator pit, but knowing safety is important in any aspect of dealing with equipment.
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  • Making Good Use Of Bad Cuts

    June 1, 2012
    Even the most skilled carpenter can make an error, but just because an error occurs, doesn't mean the job is ruined. If you make a bad cut on an angled piece of moulding, correct the error by making a clean cut on the inside of the defect.
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  • Know Your Wood When Selecting Paint

    June 1, 2012
    How well exterior paints and stains adhere to wood is a direct result of wood properties and the various manufacturing processes. Dense wood shrinks and swells more than light wood, which stresses paint and solid-color stains and causes them to chip or peel prematurely.
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  • The Differences Between Annual And Perennial Flowers

    May 1, 2012
    When starting, or continuing, a flower garden, the types of flowers you choose are obviously important. One of the most basic questions is whether you will want to use annual or perennial flowers. AnnualsThe name of annuals kind of gives them away.
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  • Basic Shrub Trimming

    May 1, 2012
    If those shrubs in the front of your house seem to be getting a bit too big for you, it might be time for a trim. If when you are trimming you leave giant holes in your bushes, this is the blog for you. -Most people say that you should trim anywhere from late spring to early summer.
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  • Why Should I Unclog My Gutters Again?

    April 1, 2012
    It may not be the most flattering chore that you have to do, but cleaning your gutters makes sure that water can seamlessly run off your roof.
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