Posts Tagged: Home Improvement Tips

How to Measure for your New Replacement Window

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After you’ve chosen which window you want to purchase, you’ll need to measure for your new window.  Before you can do this, you’ll need to understand the parts of a window.  Here is some helpful information about how to measure windows.  Below is a diagram from Pella, one of the nations leading replacement window suppliers…. Read more »

Benefits of Engineered Flooring

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Engineered wood flooring provides all of the benefits of a wood floor without the added headaches. A wood floor fills a home with a warm and comforting tone and engineered flooring is a great alternative. Multiple layers of plywood stacked together create the engineered floor. Layers glued and pressed yield a high level of quality and durability…. Read more »

How to prevent a slippery deck in cold weather

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Slipping accidents are a nightmare because falls can cause broken bones and scrapes.  With all the ice and water build-up of winter, your deck can quickly become one enormous slipping hazard, and so it is important to protect your guests and yourself from falls.  What can you do to remove ice and keep from slipping? … Read more »

How to Prepare for Hanging Holiday Lights

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Stringing holiday lights can be daunting.  You may want sparse lights to accent only parts of your house, or you may want loads of lights.  Either way, the important thing is that you plan ahead.   Which Lights to Use: It’s important to note that traditional Christmas lights are less available than they used to… Read more »

Guidelines for Deck Building-How to Plan your Deck Project

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Deck building can be a confusing process when planning alone without talking with professionals. The functionality you are looking to achieve is most important. An entertainment area for friends or just a small area to sit both need proper planning. Let’s take a look at what needs to be done before any construction can start…. Read more »