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    Painting & Decorating: Stencil Painting

    When it comes to painting, the color choice or combination of colors (“color palette”) has a significant affect on both the appearance and value of a home. This holds true for both interior and exterior painting projects....

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • On Applying Polyurethane

    What do an oak door, a walnut mantle, and a cherry rocker have in common? Aside from the fact that each is constructed of natural wood, they all look especially good with a clear finish. In fact,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Choosing Finish Flooring

    If you are considering a room addition or a major remodel, then you need to begin thinking about the floor covering as soon as possible. Even though flooring installation is normally the very last job to finish,...

    • Posted March 13, 2016
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    Simple and Inexpensive Holiday Yard Art!

    Looking for ways to decorate your yard for the holidays? If electric lights aren’t enough for you, consider adding a snowman, a reindeer or even old St. Nick himself constructed from wood.This can be a simple, inexpensive...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • More On Paint Applicators

    Recorded information about paintbrushes dates as far back as the Phoenicians. However, they were a bit different then. Not the Phoenicians – paintbrushes. In those early days horns were filled with animal hair that was held in...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • Surrounding & Decorating A Steel Pole

    Just like the movie, a steel pole is “As Good As It Gets”, when it comes to structural support. However, a round steel column can be a total eyesore when poised beneath a beautiful wooden patio cover...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • Using Wallpaper to Decorate Your Home

    We went to a web site on wallpaper and the first page included this quote. “Since the earliest recorded times people have been decorating the walls of their homes. Recently, wallpaper has enjoyed a renaissance. People are...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • On Patching Wallpaper

    The reason we originally got involved in the media was because we had enjoyed good fortune as home improvement contractors and wanted to put something “back on the shelf”. This all happened about 15 years ago when...

    • Posted August 30, 2015
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    Changing The Galvanized Water Pipe To Copper

    Q. I am getting ready to do a bathroom remodel and will be doing much of the work myself. I will be changing the galvanized water pipe to copper. Do you have any tips that you can...

    • Posted August 2, 2015
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    11 Ways to Creating A Backyard Fantasy

    The backyard is a favorite spot for spring and summer entertaining for American families. When we were kids, our backyard consisted of an old rusty grill, a patio table and a few chairs. No matter that it...

    • Posted June 13, 2015
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