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  • Kitchens: Waste Not, Want Not!

    Interest rates are still a good bet, but not as low as they were at this time last year. Interest rates are on the upswing. Of course the economy is much stronger now than it was then...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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  • Full Extension Drawer Glides

    Through the years we have discovered that many folks choose cabinets for their kitchen or bath based on appearance only – you know – wood specie, stain color and door style. Well, appearance is certainly an important...

    • Posted November 21, 2015
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  • On Underground Sprinklers

    It’s no secret that home improvement is one of our favorite subjects. What isn’t as well known is our passion for gardening. While we don’t classify ourselves as members of the green thumb club, we do take...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Knives: Staying Sharp During Changing Times

    Back when we were kids there was no color photography – only black and white. A look back at what was old and antiquated was a little different then. When it came to pictures we got our...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • The Kitchen Renovation Process

    A newly renovated kitchen will not only make meal preparation and clean up more enjoyable, it can greatly improve the appearance and value of a home. Over the course of the last couple of decades we have,...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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    Maintaining A Water Heater

    One of our favorite subjects to write about is the water heater. It is without a doubt one of the most marvelous components of the modern home. For most people, it is one of those out of...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Reducing Noise

    Q. I live in a townhouse that has a wall that I share with my neighbor next door. Can I inject blown insulation into the wall space between our dwellings to reduce noise from one space to...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • The Key To Fluorescent Kitchen Lighting

    Lighting plays a key role in interior design and is a major part of any electrical wiring project. Good lighting design has an elusive quality. When you walk into an effectively lighted room, your eyes sense that...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Furnace Maintenance
    What’s Wrong With My Furnace?

    Question: My 1,200 sq. foot home used to be heated by a furnace from 1949 that ran at 25,000 BTU. Recently I changed the system to a newer, 7,000 BTU system. I thought this newer heater would...

    • Posted November 1, 2015
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  • Adding A Decorative Wall Niche

    There aren’t very many projects that you can do around your house that will add interest and character to your home while at the same time make you appear to your friends and neighbors as a veritable...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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