Some Working with Drywall Tips

  Rent a Drywall Lift for Ceiling Work If you have to drywall a ceiling, don’t hesitate to rent a lift. It’s well worth the daily rental fee and is by far the best way to get a ceiling up without back strain. Drywall lifts break down into three parts and fit easily into a…

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Here are 20 Tips for a house remodel

20 Tips for a house remodel As found on Family Handyman Know Your End Goal Have a Budget Consult the Calendar Do Your Research Know Your Limits Ask for References Pack Up Consider Your Routine Establish Mission Control Protect the Kids Don’t Forget the Pets Plan for Outages Make a Master List Create Drawings Obtain Permits…

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Screened-in porches require careful planning.

Screened-in porches are getting more popular as we are staying home more.  However, when making the choice to add one to your home, with so many new products, materials, and design ideas, planning a screened-in porch that suits your needs and wants can be a very difficult task. 1. Consider the door dynamics This includes door placement and…

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10 Tips for building a new home

1. Get your plan in place Planning is the most important part of the construction process. Maybe you‘ve heard of the Winchester Mystery House? This San Francisco area big house was built over a period of 38 years by a weird widow who thought if she stopped construction on the house, she had been harmed by revenge-loving spirits. The house is a maze of stairs that dead-end into ceilings, hallways that grow narrower and narrower until they disappear, doors that open onto two-story drops. This is what happens when you build without a plan. It‘s (very interesting), but not a very welcoming home. Make sure you very carefully make your plan for your home. What direction will it face on the lot? What will the layout and flow of the rooms be? What kind of lighting will you use, and how many power points will you install? You always…

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Pressure Treated Wood Decks Benefits – Beaches, Salt Water, Touching the Ground

Pressure Treated Wood Decks Benefits – Beaches, Salt Water, Touching the Ground Pressure treated wood is a commonly used type of building material in the industry today. It can be used for a variety of different purposes, and it carries with it some certain benefits for touching the ground, beaches and salt water. One of…

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The Benefits of Vinyl Siding

Benefits of Vinyl Siding in Delaware As a building material, vinyl siding as compared to other things is new as it was introduced in the late 1950’s as a substitute for aluminum siding. In the beginning siding’s reputation was viewed as negative because it cracked, faded, buckled, and sagged. Due to all of the changes in…

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