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Home Repairs Tips by Age of House

As long as there have been homes, there have been home repairs. If you know the age of your home, however, problems common to homes built in that era that can be avoided.

While home construction has changed quite dramatically over the years, every era of home construction had its strengths...

Deck and Patio Planning and Building

When the weather turns pleasantly warm, most of us jump at the chance to open the windows, replace our door and window screens and let fresh air provide soothing, natural ventilation to our stale winterized homes.  But storm doors can be clunky and partially obstruct your view, and sliding...

Drainage

If you think a few leaves and twigs in your gutters are harmless, think again. Regular gutter cleaning is the single most important key to avoiding major and expensive home repairs.

Gutters perform one duty: controlling the water around your home. If debris keeps gutters from doing their...

Tips on Painting Weathered Wood

When painting a home with a wood exterior, it’s not unusual to find areas that are worn and weathered.  In extreme cases, the entire house may be weather-beaten. 

Sometimes, a home is this way because it’s been years since the last paint job.  But even new construction – a recent addition,...

Deck and Patio Cleaning

Restaining a wood deck is one of the most common outdoor projects that homeowners take on during the summer months. A deck is a valuable asset to any home, and to keep it looking good all year long, take a few minutes to make sure the deck is in good condition.

To make certain your wood deck...

Doors

Impressions count when visitors arrive at your home’s front entry door. It’s the first and last space they see, and it has the power to make a positive or negative impression. Moving into spring, we often think about “out with the old and in with the new,” but this year, consider taking it a...

Find out how to increase your home’s curb appeal and value with painting tips, tricks and techniques. Learn how outdoor lighting adds security while enhancing a home’s best features, and get great ideas for roofing options, siding materials, trims and columns, gutter systems, and exterior maintenance and repair.