Recent Blog Posts

  • How Tile Saws Work

    December 1, 2018
    While using a tile saw takes some practice to be proficient, it can be a useful tool when tiling a room. Here are some key points about how a tile saw works:  Some like it hot (or not)While regular circular saws are very versatile, cutting tile is not in their normal repertoire.
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  • The Safest Way to Change Ceiling Lights in Your Home

    November 16, 2018
    We have all been caught staring at our ceiling, wondering how we will ever get up the courage to climb up a ladder and replace that pesky ceiling bulb or ugly fixture. This article looks to shed some light on replacing both ceiling bulbs and fixtures with some easy how-to tips.
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  • Going from Wallpaper to Paint

    November 1, 2018
    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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  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    October 1, 2018
    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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  • Weatherstripping Isn't Just for Winter

    October 1, 2018
    When most people think of using weatherstrip, they think of it as a way of keeping the cold out; that it’s all part of winterizing their home. The only problem is, since they think of it as a winter related thing, they don’t usually address the issue until winter.
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  • Tips for Living through a Renovation

    September 15, 2018
    A renovation project can be very rewarding. But like most things in life, rewards don’t come easy. Renovation projects can vary in size and expense, though one theme that holds true throughout any of them is the impact it makes on your daily life.
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  • When You Should Aerate Your Lawn

    September 1, 2018
    Aerating your lawn loosens compacted soil and allows air and water to reach the roots of your lawn. It’s one of the best ways to dethatch your lawn since it puts less stress on it.
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  • Cleaning Tips for Your Deck

    August 15, 2018
    Every homeowner should clean their deck annually. Maintaining a clean deck year over year will protect it from the natural elements and father time. Now is the time to get outdoors and give your deck the renewal it needs to thrive another year.
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  • Heat Exhaustion in Construction

    August 1, 2018
    Summer is here and with it comes the heat. For those working in construction it means stress, exhaustion, and dehydration are all top concerns in the workplace.
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  • Adding Extra Counter Space with These D.I.Y Tips

    July 15, 2018
    Besides the stove, refrigerator and sink, all kitchens have one other thing in common: there’s never enough counter space. Enough room to work is essential for a properly running kitchen. The temptation, however, is to fill that empty space over time.
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