Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips for Living through a Renovation

    November 1, 2014
    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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  • Weatherstripping Isn't Just for Winter

    October 15, 2014
    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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  • DIY Tips for Repairing a Cracked Basement Wall

    October 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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  • Getting the Most Use Out of Your Deck

    August 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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  • Home Preparation Tips for Summer Storms

    August 1, 2014
    You take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who’s in charge now and then.
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  • How to Repair Old Windows

    July 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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  • Secrets of Shed Building

    July 1, 2014
    Building a shed requires a lot of patience and attention to detail. There is no need to call in professionals, but in order to build a good shed you should follow these expert tips. To begin, you must first draw out a plan of where you want the shed to go and how you want it to be built.
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  • Deck Staining and Sealing Tips

    June 15, 2014
    The days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you’ve decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it’s important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.
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  • Window Boxes Can Dress up Your House

    June 1, 2014
    When it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home’s exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.
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  • Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit

    May 15, 2014
    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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