Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips on How to Fix a Squeaky Floor

    September 1, 2014
    As most homeowners know, squeaky floors come with the territory. Usually the older the house, the more squeaks you have to contend with. While they may come in handy for detecting intruders or midnight-snackers, they are mostly just annoying.
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  • DIY Tips for Repairing a Cracked Basement Wall

    September 1, 2014
    If you find excessive dampness your basement, the likely culprit could be a crack in your basement wall. When you consider that your basement walls hold up your entire house, then knowing that there are cracks present can sound a little intimidating.
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  • Gutter Installation Tips

    July 1, 2014
    Gutters play an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. Without them, your foundation can be weakened over time; water can seep into your basement, or at the very least, splash onto your siding or damage landscaping and foliage below.
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  • The Importance of a Small Engine Tune-Up

    July 1, 2014
    When it comes to small engine power equipment, routine maintenance is a main component of long-term, worry free performance. Sometimes however, a little more is needed. A tune-up can restore your equipment back to peak performance, making it run more efficiently.
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  • Tactical Knife vs. Regular Knife

    June 1, 2014
    Most knife-wielding beginners are completely unbeknownst to the plethora of different types of knives, all with their own practical applications. There are many different types of tactical knives, each of which carry their own specific purpose.
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  • How to Repair Old Windows

    June 1, 2014
    One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.
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  • Repairing Concrete Steps

    May 1, 2014
    If your home has concrete steps, there may come a time when a little repair is necessary. Depending on the age of your steps or their exposure to the elements, the level of damage can vary. Though it may seem intimidating, the job isn’t too difficult.
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  • The Best Knife Rust Prevention

    May 1, 2014
    You and your knife can have a high maintenance relationship if you don’t take care of it properly.  The worst thing that can happen to any owner of a knife is to let the blade rust.
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  • How to Make your Bathroom More Energy Efficient

    April 1, 2014
    When it comes to energy use in your home, only the kitchen rivals the bathroom. If your home has more than one bathroom, the energy use can increase even more. Large amounts of heat, water and lighting are used in the bathroom every day, by every member of the household.
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  • Is it Time to Add More Attic Insulation?

    March 1, 2014
    So, you’ve got your new windows and doors. All of your weather-stripping is in place and your house is sealed against the elements. You may think you’re all set for the approaching cold weather.
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