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How to Cut Concrete

Concrete is a strong, durable, weather-resistant material perfect for paths, driveways, patios, pool surrounds, barbecue areas, firepits, landscape curbing, and more. But what do you do when you need to make changes to your concrete? Instead of breaking up and tearing out an entire concrete fixture...

Spring Cleaning for the DIYer

The temperature is rising and spring is calling your name. What is it saying? It’s telling you to open your windows and start cleaning. Spring-cleaning is a common phrase used by many homeowners to describe the act of thoroughly cleaning their home in preparation for the warmer months ahead. It...

Going from Wallpaper to Paint

When renovating a room in their home, many people make the choice to go from paint to wallpaper. Generally, the only preparation needed is to fill holes or damage to the wall and then simply hang the wallpaper. There is however, a little more involved when the choice is to go from a wallpapered...

Raking Leaves: Bag or Mulch?

Autumn leaves with their vibrant hues against a rich blue sky can be beautiful, but they can be a homeowner's ugly nightmare when they pile up on the lawn. Considering the pros and cons of bagging and mulching can help homeowners decide how best to deal with falling autumn leaves while still taking...

'Tis the Season to Dethatch...

We are quickly approaching the dethatching season, which is a great time to rent a power rake and aerator. Check your local rental store for deals they may offer on these items. Here are a few tips regarding dethatching and aerating so you know what you're getting into before you start. Thatch is...

A New Bathroom for a New Year

While most of us use spring and summer to focus on outdoor projects and lawn maintenance, winter can be a great time to turn your attention indoors. This winter, why not take on a bathroom remodel as your New Year’s resolution! We often see our clients turn a blind eye to indoor projects; and...

Pre-Winter Checklist

The time you have to prepare your home for colder weather is dwindling. Before you know it winter will be in full swing; if your house isn’t prepared for the season repairs and maintenance could become more difficult and more expensive. So take a moment to consider this pre-winter house checklist...

Complete Your Own Home Projects

It’s easy to feel cooped up inside after a few months of winter. With winter months winding down it's a great time to embark upon an indoor home improvement project or two! Whether you want to get creative or just keep it simple, this article details a few ideas that will have you busy and...