Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Organizing Tips for your Kitchen

    February 1, 2013
    One of the key ingredients to great cooking is good preparation. In the culinary arts, this is also known as Mise-en-place (pronounced [miz on plas]), a French term that means "everything in its place".
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  • Four Steps for Filling a Nail Hole in a Wall

    January 1, 2013
    Dilemma: You want to move a picture to a different wall location, but now you have to deal with the hole that is left behind. The easy solution is to hang something new in the same spot. However, if you just want a clean & clear surface, follow the steps below to fill the hole.
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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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  • What You Should Know About Pellet Stoves

    November 1, 2012
    Like a fireplace, a pellet stove is an alternative way of heating your house without the crazy costs of energy bills. What most people do not know is that pellet stoves can heat a home in one of the most efficient and eco friendly manners possible.
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  • Furnace Maintenance for Winter Warmth

    November 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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  • Why Should I Unclog My Gutters Again?

    October 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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  • Easy Energy Saving Projects for your Kitchen & Bath

    October 1, 2012
    Want to make a difference in your energy bill but don’t want to get involved in a huge project? A great place to make a big impact with little effort is in your kitchen and bathroom. We’re not talking about tearing things apart and doing an expensive remodeling project, either.
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  • Combating Air Infiltration

    September 1, 2012
    Many homes experience air infiltration that results in poor energy efficiency. Air infiltration can cause an uncomfortable living environment any time of year, but its main toll can be found on a homeowner's heating bill during the colder seasons. Adding insulation alone simply isn't enough.
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