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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

  • Tips For Having A Custom Gate Installed

    4 February 2017

    If you want to improve the security and aesthetics of your property, there are a number of different styles of gate that you can choose for your property. However, it is simple to make oversights when choosing a gate that can prove problematic in the future. In order to help you minimize the risks of these mistakes when it comes to your new gate, there are several important tips that you will want to keep in mind.

  • Call The Pro Plumber Or DIY? A Quick Guide For Homeowners

    15 December 2016

    Most homeowners will try to tackle just about anything on their own just once. The only problem with this when it comes to plumbing problems is the fact that some tasks look simple on the surface but end up being way more complicated than a homeowner expects. Before you grab your monkey wrench, plumber's tape, and flashlight to get started on that plumbing project at your home, it is a good idea to get to know some of the things that are and are not safe for you to do on your own.

  • Home Remodeling, Structure Removal, And Siding: What You Need To Know

    23 November 2016

    If you are about to do a little home remodeling that includes ripping off and removing a chunk of your home, then you might want to know what to do with the bare-faced wall left behind. For example, if you are removing a covered/screened porch because it is rickety and unsightly, you still have to protect the exterior wall that you leave behind. Here is what you need to know about this specific process and how vinyl siding is involved.

  • Did You Buy Your Perfect Log Home In The Woods? Maintenance Tips To Keep In Mind

    31 October 2016

    So many people dream about escaping to a private log home in the woods to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and to get some peace and quiet. If you are one of those people, whether you want a vacation home, a writer's retreat, or are moving there permanently, and you have recently purchased that log home you have always been dreamed of, you want to make sure that your log home stays as nice and well-maintained as possible.

  • A Closer Look At The Benefits Of An Automatic Gate For Your Residential Property

    13 October 2016

    When you think about a private oasis of a home for yourself, what features come to mind? Do you envision a surrounding wrought-iron fence, privacy shutters on the windows, or a series of green shrubs shielding the home's exterior? If this sounds like a place you could most definitely call home, there is one other private residential property feature you definitely don't want to be without: an automatic gate situated at the end of your drive.