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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.

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  • Painting Over A Fireplace: What You Should Know

    16 November 2020

    A fireplace is nice to have in your home to keep warm during winter months, but it may be that the fireplace in your home was built when the house was constructed, and it could be several years old. If your fireplace is old, it may appear outdated. In this case, you may want to replace it, but the cost to replace a fireplace can be very expensive. Rather than replacing your fireplace, you can paint over it to give it a facelift.

  • Material Handling Equipment For A Small Warehouse

    16 November 2020

    Material handling equipment will improve efficiency and increase productivity. If your receiving and shipping crew works in a small warehouse that contains shelves with a minimal amount of space separating them, it can be difficult to maneuver standard equipment through each aisle. Purchase some material handling equipment that is suitable for use in confined areas. A Narrow Forklift Or A Stacker A compact forklift that contains a narrow body will operate like a full-sized model but fit in tight spaces.

  • Custom Home Building Guide for Greener, More Energy-Efficient Designs

    23 September 2020

    If you are planning on buying a custom home, there are a lot of features to look for in the design. Some of the new custom home plans can be green designs with energy-efficient solutions. During the process of building your new custom home, you will want to work with your builder to have a home design that is more efficient. The following custom home building guide will help you give your new home a greener design.

  • A Guide to Vinyl, Composite, and Wood Decking Alternatives

    3 August 2020

    When your deck is worn and boards begin to rot, the time has come to start planning renovations. First, you want to repair any structural problems that cause hazards. When you have repaired the damage, you will be ready to install a new surface, and you may want an alternative to traditional wood decking materials. The following deck renovation guide will help you choose wood alternatives for the decking: Modern Composites That Work Like Wood Decking—The composites that are used for modern decking materials are a lot like natural wood materials.

  • Planning To Age In Place? How To Design Your New Home

    18 March 2020

    If you're working to design your next home and you plan to age in place, include the right accommodations. Here are four steps you need to take to plan a home that will allow you to age in place, safely and comfortably. Consider Bedroom Placement Now that you're designing your new home, think about the bedroom placement. Climbing the stairs to a second-story bedroom might not be a problem right now, but things may change.