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The ability to differentiate between home repairs and improvements that you can make yourself and those that will require the help of a contractor is a very important skill to have. Not only will this skill prevent you from spending more money than you need to on professional services, but it will also help you to avoid costly mistakes by attempting DIY projects that are out of your league. It is my hope that this information contained in this blog will help you to obtain this skill. More importantly, it is my hope that once you have identified a project you wish to take on, this information in this blog will help you to get the job done.

My Hope For This Blog

  • Four Approaches That Will Save You Money During Kitchen Remodeling

    11 February 2015

    If you are planning a kitchen remodel, there are some ways to curb the costs of overhauling your existing kitchen. One key is to identify the one area of the kitchen that definitely needs work or replacement, such as faulty appliances. Once this focus has been budgeted or addressed, use the following tips to refurbish the rest of your space affordably and stylishly. Four areas that you can save some money on during your remodel are:

  • Tips For Repairing Scratches On A Hardwood Floor

    5 February 2015

    Over the years, things like furniture, chairs, and pet claws often cause scratching on the surface of a wood floor. When the damage is localized, repairs are fairly simple, and won't require you to refinish the entire floor. But first it's important to know just what you're doing. If you have hardwood floors in need of repair, read on. This article will present some valuable tips for getting the job done right.

  • Leaky Toilets With Constant Clogs: The Cause & How Much A Replacement Costs

    2 February 2015

    Does your toilet continually leak and get clogged up? There are several things that can be causing the problem, but you may simply need to invest in a new toilet. In this article, find out why your toilet leaks and clogs up all the time, as well as how much you will have to spend on a replacement. What Can Cause a Toilet to Leak & Get Clogged Up All of the Time?

  • Building A Patio: A Good Place To Start Building A Patio

    28 January 2015

    Plants are an important part of creating a yard, but a few trees and a lawn is only a start. If you really want to make a nice yard, you need to add some hardscape. Hardscape is the word for the durable, inanimate elements in a yard. Arbors, patios, pergolas, and rock walls, are examples of hardscape features. If you want to start building a hardscape for your yard, you should consider starting with a patio.

  • Method For Extending The Life Of Roads And Driveways

    26 January 2015

    The longer a paved road lasts, the less money has to be spent on it. Pavement that has to be completely torn up and repaved often is pavement that is wasteful for those responsible for the pavement as well as those purchasing it. Fortunately, there are a few technologies out there that can help with this goal. Automated Crack Detection and Filling Systems Cracks inevitably appear in any paved area given enough time.