Recent Blog Posts

  • Late Season Mowing Tips

    October 1, 2014
    As the chill of winter sets in, your mind may be occupied with holiday plans rather than the state and care of your lawn. But wait - don't stowed your lawn mower away into the storage shed just yet.
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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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  • Caring For Your Lawn In The Fall

    September 1, 2014
    We know that you’ve been caring for your grass all throughout the summer and at this point looking after it has probably become a tedious task. However, caring for your lawn in the fall is just as important so your grass can stay healthy through the winter months.
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  • Organizing Tips: How to Get your Car Back in the Garage

    August 1, 2014
    People tend to store things in their attics, garages, and sheds as if those spaces were interchangeable. The fact is, as a storage space, your garage is fundamentally different from your attic.
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  • The Importance of a Small Engine Tune-Up

    August 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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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    July 1, 2014
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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  • DIY Tips for Installing a French Drain

    July 1, 2014
    A French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.
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  • Getting the Most Use Out of Your Deck

    June 1, 2014
    We all know that the deck is the place to be when it comes to barbecuing and relaxing in the sun. With all of the time and money invested in your deck, doesn’t it make sense to enjoy it as often as possible?
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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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  • Preparing Your Mower For Its First Swipe At Your Lawn

    March 1, 2014
    Your mower has been sitting around all winter and probably hasn’t been touched since you last mowed your lawn. You’ve decided it’s time to get back on and mow. Here are some ideas on what you should do to get your mower back into tip-top shape.
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  • When to Update Your Kitchen Appliances

    February 15, 2014
    You will need to carefully consider whether or not you are making a kitchen upgrade for personal pleasure, or with the more specific aim of increasing the value of your home.
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  • Five Steps For Personalizing The Interior Of Your Home

    February 1, 2014
    If you just moved into a new home or you are looking to revamp the one you’re already in, you may be looking to give your house a brand new identity.
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  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    January 1, 2014
    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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  • Prepare Your Trees & Shrubs for Winter

    January 1, 2014
    If you’ve invested a lot of time and money into your landscaping this year, the last thing you want is for all of your beautiful plants, shrubs, and trees to become damaged by the impending winter weather.
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  • Quality Clothing Makes the Perfect Gift for Christmas

    December 1, 2013
    So, the Christmas shopping season is nearly upon us. If you’re like many shoppers, you face the same dilemma each year. The list of gifts to buy always gets bigger, thus the temptation to buy cheaper clothing increases.
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  • Tips for Getting Your Holiday Decorations Organized

    December 1, 2013
    If you’re like most people during the busy holiday season, the to-do list has a way of growing while the days seem to slip by faster. The added chore of wading through an attic or basement full of mismatched boxes and bags as you dig out your decorations can make things more challenging.
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  • A Word on Thankfulness

    November 1, 2013
    Thankfulness is defined as “an awareness and appreciation of a benefit; being expressive of thanks”. As Americans, we have come to know one common truth this time of year: No matter what our station in life is, we have something to be thankful for.
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  • Chimney Cleaning for the DIYer

    November 1, 2013
    Chimney Sweeps are just as important now as they were back in their heyday. The old-fashioned, tried and true method of cleaning out your chimney hasn’t changed much since that time.
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  • Safe and Cost Effective Ways to Decorate this Halloween

    October 1, 2013
    There are many safe and cost effective ways to decorate this Halloween. Prepare for this upcoming Halloween by decorating the outside of your home with a wide assortment of scary critters, pumpkins, gourds, and other items that are fall seasonal colors.
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  • End of Season Checklist for your Deck or Patio

    October 1, 2013
    It’s been a great summer and you’ve been enjoying your patio or deck as much as humanly possible, right? Well, remember early this spring when you opened up your deck and all of the work you put into it?
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  • Different Types of Window Materials and Their Advantages

    September 1, 2013
    Are you looking for replacement windows for your home or business? With so many types to choose from today, it can be a daunting task to choose the right windows to fit your needs. Generally, the different materials for windows actually refer to the material of the window frame.
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  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    September 1, 2013
    The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months.
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  • Top 5 Wilderness Tips any Seasoned Camper Should Know

    August 1, 2013
    Camping in the wilderness is not an easy task. Reality TV shows like to make it look simple, butbefore you embark on a journey on your own, follow these 5 tips that any seasoned camper should know. First every seasoned camper should know the S. methodT S.
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  • How to: Start a Campfire

    August 1, 2013
    Starting a campfire is a simple task to do when camping outdoors. It may not be as easy as rubbing two sticks together, but there are multiple techniques and materials you can use to get your campfire going. When building a campfire, always be sure to practice safety first.
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