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    Repairing a Step Corner

    Isn’t it just like a home fix-it expert to suggest “breaking it the rest of the way” as the first step in making a repair. Well, that’s it! To repair a concrete stair — or anything else...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • home owners insurance
    Is Your Home Properly Insured?

    Here are some tips to help you make the right choices about homeowners insurance. Just as there are different home styles, insurers offer a menu of different policies. For the majority of single-family homeowners, the most appropriate...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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  • Weatherstripping: Various Types of Weatherstripping

    Most home maintenance projects will save you money over time. But, only a few of them will produce an immediate and measurable return. Maintaining your home’s energy envelope is one such project. The floors, walls, ceilings, exterior...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • Trader Joe’s is Secretly Making Your Home More Valuable

    In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss how Trader Joe’s is Secretly Making Your Home More Valuable and The Family Handyman Magazine’s tip R-House (IS A VERY FINE HOUSE.)

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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    Happy New Year: Post-Holiday Rehab

    If you’re like most people, chances are good that you did some entertaining during the holiday season. Though the Christmas decorations are down and the candy, cookies and treats devoured; there are probably telltale signs that remain...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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    Keeping Home Appliances Healthy

    The holiday season is a special time of year. It’s a time for family gatherings, entertaining, baking traditions and festive holiday meals. It’s also a time when kitchen appliances get a real workout. Owing to busy work...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • firewood - terms and where to stack, arbor day
    It’s About That Time of Year Again: Firewood

    Natural gas, electricity and oil are the most prevalent fuel sources for modern home heating systems. However, before these modern resources were available, the fireplace or wood stove was the sole source of heat in a home....

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • AlarmPad
    Safety: Fall/Winter Home Safety & Security

    Fall and winter mean shorter days, colder weather, and less natural light to safely traverse paths outdoors and hallways indoors. The change in seasons also ushers in the need to fire up the furnace and-or stoke the fireplace...

    • Posted November 26, 2015
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  • Thief
    NOT Home for the Holidays

    November and December are traditionally among the busiest of months for travel, primarily due to holiday gatherings in far away places. In addition, retirees find themselves seeking a warmer climate to ease their aching bones. In either...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • wreaths
    Show Notes: Keep Your Home Safe and Dry

    Want to keep your home safe and dry? Learn how to conquer the drip, spot the leaks and learn all about the newest water detection devices and gadgets that might save your home from going down in...

    • Posted November 8, 2015
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