Advice for Backyard Swing Set Installation

Swings and slides are normal at the local neighborhood playground, but what about installing a do-it-yourself (DIY) swing set in your own back yard? If you’re thinking about it, here are some tips to follow. Invest for Safe, Long-Term Use Look at modular swing sets...

8 Quick and Easy Green Home Upgrades

Looking for some easy green do-it-yourself (DIY) upgrades you can do quickly at home to save some cold, hard cash? Green upgrades are a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and improve the resale value on your home. Here are eight ideas for quick eco-friendly...

Choosing the Right Screw for the Job

There was a day when there were only two options of screws to choose from. You either had a slotted or Phillips. You picked the one you liked, chose a length and were ready to tackle the job you had in front of you. A lot has changed in recent years and the industry...

Removing Watermarks from Wood Furniture

One of the questions we hear often is how to remove watermarks from wood furniture. It usually happens because someone forgot to use a coaster and now your furniture has a big, unsightly water stain on it. So…is there anything you can do to remove it? The answer...

Great Home Improvement Projects for Winter

For those seeking some activity during the colder months, here are five projects which may be appropriate for wintertime. Tend to your gutters and roof It may not be too late to take steps to prevent ice dams and heavy snow loads on your roofs and in your gutters —...

Winter Home Improvement Ideas

If you’re cooped up inside and looking for something productive to do, here are four winter home improvement ideas for all the DIY (Do It Yourself) enthusiasts. Paint A fresh coat of paint is often just what the doctor ordered in order to brighten a room and make it...

Christmas Shopping…Done Better

Thanksgiving has come and gone and everyone is gearing up for the Christmas season discount merchandise. It seems we barely get through out holiday before we’re preparing for the next. The malls are busier and the stores are bustling as people begin to shop for...

Winter Preparation

As the temperatures continue to drop and the cold of winter fully sets in, it’s important to have the tools you need to survive in the event of bad weather. Ice and snow can cause power outages, freeze water pipes and it’s important to have what you need to stay warm...
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