Recent Blog Posts

  • Project Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

    May 15, 2017
    Memorial Day is known as the kickoff of summer fun. Campgrounds, amusement parks and beaches all typically mark the long weekend as their season’s opening.
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  • Your Deck: Do-over or Makeover?

    May 1, 2017
    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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  • Siding: Clean, Paint or Replace?

    April 15, 2017
    Due to age, environmental conditions or bad weather, the siding we put on our homes will eventually need attention.
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  • Comparing Deck Wood Choices

    April 1, 2017
    Generally speaking, when you compare common decking materials there are three choices: Cedar, pressure-treated wood and composite decking. Neither one is a bad choice. They vary in looks, durability and cost -- each with its own advantages and disadvantages.
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  • Inspect Your Roof and Get Ahead of Problems

    March 15, 2017
    High winds, water, and age can take a toll on your roof. Therefore, it makes sense that regular inspections are essential for preventative maintenance. Doing so can save you a lot of money, time and frustration down the road.
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  • Getting your Deck Ready for Spring

    March 1, 2017
    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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  • Do's and Don'ts of Home Winterization

    February 15, 2017
    Winter is on the way, and that means it’s time to get the house ready for the cold days ahead. Winterizing your home is the best way to avoid unexpected maintenance and repair bills during a time when you need your heating and other systems the most.
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  • Choosing Interior Paint Colors

    February 1, 2017
    Picking paint colors that you want to use inside your home is not an easy task because in all likelihood you will actually want them to last a while. Here are some things that you should consider when picking interior paint colors:Does it “fit” with your home?
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  • Home Energy Savings Checklist

    January 15, 2017
    Energy prices seem to be rising every year. Furthermore, the impact of energy consumption has lasting effects on the environment. Though there’s not much we can do in regards to reducing the prices of the energy we consume, there are ways to reduce how much we consume.
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  • Basement Finishing Tips

    January 1, 2017
    Generally, the forward thinking concept of building a home in which the owner may someday use the basement as a living space wasn’t widely practiced until the 1950s and 1960s.
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