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Are you interested in fixing up your house? Learn whether DIY projects or hiring a professional contractor is right for you.

Take It From The Top: How To Paint Your Ceiling

24 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're tackling a paint project in your home, whether it's a bedroom, bathroom, family room, or kitchen, you should always start your painting project with the ceiling, then work your way down to the walls and finally the trim. Skipping out on painting the ceiling may make your room look drab and dark. You'll be surprised at what a fresh coat of paint on the ceiling can do to brighten a room and make it feel clean. Read More …

2 Tips To Help You Prepare Your Home’s Exterior For Painting

24 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it is time to paint your home's exterior, it is important to prepare its exterior whether you will be painting it yourself or hiring a professional house painter. Cleaning and preparing your home's exterior is vital to helping your new paint adhere well and to ensure it will last for as long as possible. Here are some tips to help you clean and prepare your home exterior for new paint. Read More …

3 Common Deck Railing Materials Compared

14 June 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The material that you choose for your deck railing will determine how durable it is, how often it requires maintenance, and what it looks like. Here is a comparison of three common deck railing materials. Wood Wood is one of the most common choices for both decks and deck railing because of its time-tested advantages. Wood railing is strong, affordable, and can be painted or stained to compliment the appearance of any home. Read More …

3 Simple Solutions To Reduce Problems With Evaporative Coolers And Keep Cool

11 May 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have an evaporative cooler as the main cooling system for your home, it may be the cause of problems in your home, such as humidity and condensation. An evaporative cooler can also be affected by the climate outside of your home, which is why you may want to consider improvements to ensure your cooler performs at its best and your home is always cool. Here are some solutions that you may want to consider to help deal with some of the common problems that you may have with an evaporative cooling system: Read More …

In-Law’s Visiting And Staying In A Travel Trailer Outside? Tips For Using Extension Cords Safely

6 May 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your in-laws are visiting you and staying in a travel trailer in your backyard, you may need to provide them with some electricity. If so, you are likely going to use extension cords. Below are some tips on using these cords safely. Make Sure the Extension Cords Are Outdoor Rated When you purchase your extension cords, make sure they are rated for outdoor use. This information would likely be on the label. Read More …

About Me
Working With Professional Contractors

I have never been much of a DIY-er, but when I moved into my first home, I decided to try my hand at a few projects. My ideas blew up in my face--badly. I found myself struggling to put wiring back together and to repair the lawn that I had butchered. Instead of trying to clean up the mess and make things right on my own, I contacted a team of professional contractors for help. They were amazing to work with. They went through and worked room by room to repair my mistakes, and it was really incredible to see the difference they made.

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