Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Power Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

    December 15, 2014
    Owning a home, means maintaining a home. In order to do so properly, there is a basic arsenal of power tools that each homeowner should have at their disposal. If space is an issue, a homeowner should choose tools that are multifaceted, making the most effective use of the workshop storage space.
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  • Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

    December 1, 2014
    Many think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.
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  • Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat

    November 15, 2014
    Controlling your home’s energy use is always an ongoing challenge for homeowners. Updating your home’s windows and doors with more energy efficient models, is another.
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  • Going from Wallpaper to Paint

    November 1, 2014
    When renovating a room in their home, many people make the choice to go from paint to wallpaper. Generally, the only preparation needed is to fill holes or damage to the wall and then simply hang the wallpaper.
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