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Snow Removal Tips and Tools

Before the next snow hits, it is a good time to get out your snow removal tools to be sure you're set for the next snow storm. But what kind of tools will you need to dig out? That depends on how prepared for snow removal you want to be. Here are some snow removal tips to help you remove the...

Hurricane Protection for Your Home

If you live in a hurricane-prone zone, here are ten hurricane protection tips to help you stay safe and prevent hurricane damage.

Secure Windows:  If you live along the coast, homemade plywood or professionally built shutters are a must when storms are imminent.  Buy ½ inch plywood stamped...

Wood Deck Construction Vs. Brick Patio Paving

Creating an outdoor living space beyond the four walls of your home is gaining ground as one of the most popular home improvement projects of all. Whether your outdoor room will be a brick paving patio or a wood or composite deck, creating an outdoor room is the least expensive way to extend...

American Flag Etiquette and Rules

According to the United States Flag Code: "No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America."  There are standards to follow when flying the American flag.

As you prepare to bring out the stars and stripes, here are a few rules and etiquette to help ensure the honor...

Outdoor Structures

A well-built retaining wall has many benefits: structures are protected from soil eroding either away from or toward their foundations, the integrity and features of the landscape are preserved, and new outdoor rooms for leisure and recreation are created.

The style, materials and...

Basements

April showers won't just bring May flowers, but leaking wet basements too if homeowners don't maintain good outside drainage conditions. Wet basements are one of life's biggest headaches, yet waterproofing is generally easy to accomplish.

When basements leak, people panic. The trouble,...