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Fast and Free: 10 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill This Winter

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Winter is the time for holiday get-togethers, baking, snuggling, and other time honored traditions. But it is also that time of year when we typically get some bad news in the mail; a rise in our home heating costs. Have no fear, we have collected some really easy ways that you can lower your energy […]

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Simple Kitchen Upgrades

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Have you fallen out of love with your kitchen? Families spend a lot of time in the kitchen. In most homes it is the center of all the action. Research has also shown that the kitchen is the number one place that upgrades are noticed (and rewarded) in the selling of a house. A full […]

Welcome Fall: Our favorite seasonal DIYs 

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Fall is a favored season everywhere, but especially in our locale. The changing leaves, the crisp air, and the chilly evenings all create a perfect fall atmosphere. Being in our line of business, we like to extend this feeling into homes. Fall is also the perfect time for home improvements, winter prepping, and fall DIY. […]

Painting Tips from the Pros

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There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint to give your rooms that extra something you have been looking for. Painting is by far one of the easiest projects for do-it-yourselfers to tackle, so why is it so hard to get started? Perhaps you’re just not sure where to start. Below are our best […]

Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

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We love tools. It’s a part of our business and pretty much a personal passion. Even though we would never scoff at someone wanting to purchase a miter saw, most households have no need for such specialty tools. There are however, some basic tools that we suggest every homeowner should have in their arsenal for […]

Ideas to Help You Hide an Air-Conditioning Unit

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A/C units are definitely a modern necessity, especially in humid summer months, but they are not necessarily the most attractive parts of our homes. If that air-conditioning block has you cringing every time you walk outside, take a look at some of these easy ideas to help you hide it in plain sight. Buy or […]

Our Top Ten Summer Weekend Projects

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The summer is made for weekends. And weekends are made for projects (at least in our book). Sure you could sit around watching HGTV or home improvement shows, but why not spend the time doing something that will make your own home just as impressive as those on TV. So get off that couch, get […]

Bathroom Trends of 2016

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Last month we talked about overall home trends of 2016. This month we want to look at trends and ideas both old and new about bathrooms. A bathroom is not the focal part of a house, but a well designed bathroom can make all the difference in the world. The use of space, lighting, and […]

2016 Home Remodeling Trends

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Trends can be merely a fad (For A Day) that is here today and forgotten next month, but this is not always so. Some trends not only have a long lasting aesthetic value, but they also consider what are our current needs now and ideas folks come up with to solve these problems. This month […]

Screen Out the Bugs, Screen In the Relaxation

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Nothing beats summer mornings sitting on your porch drinking a cup of coffee and reading the news on your tablet or an old fashioned newspaper. Or what about evenings outside while visiting with good friends, playing a game, or simply enjoying the tranquility of the nighttime with a glass of wine. This is the place […]