Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Use a Concrete Grinder in 4 Easy Steps

    June 1, 2015
    Just like your wood deck or the walls in your living room, the concrete surfaces of your home need to be refinished sometimes. Serving that purpose is the concrete grinder, which can give your concrete surface a new look again.
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  • General Woodworking Knowledge

    May 15, 2015
    Woodworking encompasses an incredibly wide spectrum. This includes anything from making knickknacks and birdhouses, to building heirloom furniture and ornate mouldings. The one thing that is a constant across all of it is a basic knowledge of the materials.
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  • How to Build Brick and Stone Pathways

    May 1, 2015
    If you’ve decided that you’d like to lay a brick or stone pathway outside of your home, the procedure for either is very similar. When deciding on what type of material to use, consider your home’s architecture first.
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  • Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patio

    April 15, 2015
    As the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.
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  • Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit

    April 1, 2015
    Sitting around the fire. It’s a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it’s just plain relaxing.
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  • Design Layouts for Energy Efficient Homes

    March 15, 2015
    There are a lot more options available today in regards to energy efficient homes. Breakthroughs in energy efficient windows and doors, appliances, and building materials go a long way to making homes more efficient and sustainable.
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  • Fixing the Garage Door Yourself

    March 1, 2015
    The tools required for fixing a garage door are usually those that the average homeowner already possesses. Basically, if you have a screwdriver (phillips and flathead), pliers, adjustable wrench, and a couple of C-clamps, you should be all set.
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  • Business Management Tips for Contractors

    February 15, 2015
    For many contractors, the work doesn’t stop when the tools are put away. They are, after all not just building a deck or installing cabinets, they are also running a business.
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  • Snow Removal Safety Tips

    January 15, 2015
    For those who live in the colder climates, snow removal comes with the territory. Unlike mowing the lawn, it’s not the type of job that you can simply get to when it’s most convenient. Often, snow removal is needed at the most un-opportune of times.
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  • Need More Space? An Organized Closet Can Help!

    January 1, 2015
    It doesn’t take long to fill up a closet. Though we often start with the best of intentions, keeping closets organized can be quite a struggle. There are many reasons why closets get away from us.
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