All posts tagged "house"

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    Tip of the Day: Winter Survivor, The Big Picture

           Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’ http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-06-16.mp3  

    • Posted June 16, 2017
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    12 Tips to Buying Concrete that will Increase Your Projects Success

    Whether a project is small — like steps — or larger in scope like a patio, figuring how much concrete you need is done the same way. However, as you will soon discover, how the concrete makes...

    • Posted February 25, 2017
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  • Ventilation: Installing A Whole-House Fan

    There are several effective methods of trying to beat the heat in one’s home. An air conditioner (central, wall or window mount), a swamp cooler, a decorative ceiling paddle fan and a portable table-top fan are among...

    • Posted November 4, 2016
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  • Kitchens: It’s A Changing World

    When we first began as remodeling contractors – wait a minute – back in the days of the Arc…there were only two basic choices when it came to kitchen countertops: 1) ceramic tile, or 2) plastic laminate....

    • Posted October 24, 2016
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  • Whole House Humidifier

    Winter. Most people think of it as a chilly, damp time of year. While that might be the case if you spend most of your time outdoors, just the opposite is often true indoors. While your home’s...

    • Posted August 28, 2016
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  • On Balloon Framing

    It is said that a good home depends on a solid foundation. And nothing could be more completely correct. Beyond that though the frame – or skeleton – of the home is probably the second most important...

    • Posted August 28, 2016
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  • Safety Around Gas & Electric

    Each year countless accidents take place within the home. These range from minor cuts and bruises to death. The sad fact is that many of these unfortunate incidents could likely have been prevented by paying close attention...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
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  • Types of Receptacles

    What do a cool home, a chilled beverage, your favorite television show and clean clothing have in common? They are all made possible by some form of energy. For most Americans this source of energy is electricity....

    • Posted August 9, 2016
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  • On Termites

    Every year, termites invade the homes of more than two million Americans at a cost of more than $2.5 billion in structural damage. Annual structural damage caused by termites is accelerating much more rapidly than the rate...

    • Posted August 4, 2016
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  • cedar flooring
    Installing A Cedar Closet Floor

    When we first drive into a mountain area we know we’re there without even looking. One thing about the mountains – our nose always knows when we’re there. Once you’re among tall pines, spruce, redwood, whatever, the...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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