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  • MoistureShield
    Hi-Tech Deck Answers the Challenge

    As was to be expected, the decks of this century-old home were severely deteriorated and were in need of replacement. This included a covered front porch that ran the width of the home and a small side...

    • Posted April 29, 2018
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  • plumbing
    Are You Making Major Plumbing Mistakes?

    10 things your plumber wishes you wouldn’t do Your toilet’s clogged again, and this time it’s all your fault. (Who knew flushable kitty litter wasn’t flushable?) To help you avoid any future clogs, floods or breakdowns, we...

    • Posted April 28, 2018
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  • maintenance budget
    How Much Should You Budget for Home Maintenance?

    How much money should you budget for home maintenance and repairs? It’s impossible to predict exactly what your home will need, but average homeowner costs can be helpful and often fairly accurate. Using average costs, there are a couple...

    • Posted April 28, 2018
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  • smart walls
    Transforming Walls Into Smart Surfaces

    Conductive Paint Transforms Walls Into Sensors, Interactive Surfaces Smart walls react to human touch, sense activity in room   Walls are what they are — big, dull dividers. With a few applications of conductive paint and some...

    • Posted April 28, 2018
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  • Daich Coatings - concrete overlay
    Superior Decorative Concrete Coatings, Sealers, Epoxy Floor Systems and More

    Introduction: The homeowners, Mike and Robin, asked us to rebuild and restore a free-standing detached one car garage on the property that was about to collapse. Mike placed special emphasis on updating the garage, as he is...

    • Posted April 22, 2018
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  • earth day show notes
    Show Notes: Earth Day Home Improvements

    Show Notes from the On The House with The Carey Brothers and Cameron recorded April 21st, 2018. This week’s show covers everything from your home improvement personality type to apps you can use to help with your...

    • Posted April 21, 2018
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  • home improvement app
    Handy Home Improvement Apps

    With smartphones being the norm, it would only make sense to have an app that helps you with your home improvements. Check out some of the favorites from the app store. Know of any others or have...

    • Posted April 21, 2018
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  • outdoor faucet hose
    Installing An Outdoor Faucet

    Stop Lugging Around That Heavy Hose!  If dragging hoses around is a constant activity in your yard, install a remote faucet and eliminate that hassle forever. Installing the faucet will take you a day or two (depending...

    • Posted April 21, 2018
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  • personality types
    5 Home Improvement Personality Types – Which are you?

    A homeowner’s personality can have a big influence on their behavior when it comes to home improvement projects, according to a new survey by the Home Projects Council, a group of home improvement experts that aims to...

    • Posted April 21, 2018
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  • historic renovation
    DPG Design – When It’s Time to Partner With Pros

    One of the key elements and challenges in authentically renovating and updating a historic 100 plus year-old bungalow was to “complete” the overall picture by selecting just the right mix of landscape and hardscape that would best...

    • Posted April 14, 2018
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