Posts Tagged ‘How-To’

How to Remove Carpet

removing carpet

Read time: 5 minutes TL;DR New carpet can breathe life into any room, but like many home improvement projects, it can be costly. If you’re handy, you can save money by tearing out your old carpeting on your own. Gather a utility knife, duct tape, pliers, knee pads and a pry bar. Remove furniture and…

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Tips for Contractors to Keep Homeowners Happy During Construction

Happy Homeowners

Read Time 3 – 4 minutes TL;DR It’s possible to work with your clients in a way that keeps unnecessary headaches to a minimum for both parties. From your initial meeting with a potential client, it’s vital that you communicate exactly what you plan to do to complete the job they’re requesting. Before any work…

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Things to Know Before “Manning” a Man Lift

Boom Lift

  Heights can be scary, especially when you’re balancing on top of a ladder, roof or another high surface. Luckily, we have man lifts available for rent to help expedite your toughest home projects! A man lift is a towable tool that provides a spacious platform that can be elevated to various heights. They are…

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Cleaning Your Outdoor Furniture

Cleaning Your Outdoor Furniture

  Over the years, stains, blemishes, dirt and other undesirable effects usually make your outdoor furniture their perfect home. However, it’s often difficult to decide whether to buy new furniture or salvage what you have. It all starts with understanding your furniture and its specific maintenance requirements. The methods you might use on wood patio…

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DIY Tips Every DIYer Should Know

Best DIY Tips

  As a homeowner, there are probably several projects you would love to undertake in your home without having to call a contractor. However, you may feel like you don’t have the necessary skills to get the job done right yourself. There’s no need to worry—below we’ve listed our favorite tips and tricks to help…

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Give Your Fence A Facelift: Revitalize Fencing

Fence Repair Tips

  When a wooden fences become worn, they can be more than just an eyesore and a hit to your house’s curb appeal. They can be a hazard. You may think that bringing life back into that old fence is a job for professionals, but most repairs that a fence needs are easily done with…

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Pro Tips for Painting A Home’s Exterior & Siding

Painting a home’s exterior

Painting a home’s exterior is a big, yet simple project for DIY homeowners to complete. It’s great for bringing life back to your home and is necessary in the case of cracking, peeling or blistering paint—as this condition will only worsen in time. Fresh paint also helps to improve value when (and if) it’s time…

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Installing French Doors

Installing French Doors

  French doors beautifully enrich the exterior and interior areas of your home, which has made them the popular choice for master bedrooms, home offices, patios and more. They can provide a much wider closure than traditional doors, while adding a bit of flare to the room. These doors can bring a light, airy feeling…

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Building a Backyard Greenhouse

Backyard Greenhouse

  There was a time when almost every large home had a greenhouse. Those days have passed, but plenty of people still build them every year. Even a small property can support a respectable greenhouse and there are plenty of reasons why people would choose to build a greenhouse over planting a traditional garden. Why…

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Tips for Tiling a Shower or Tub

Tiling a Shower or Tub

  Tile is by far the most popular choice for the surrounding walls of showers and bathtubs in new or remodeled bathrooms for a number of reasons. For starters, tile is impervious to water. It’s also easy to keep clean and available in hundreds of styles, colors and sizes. With some patience and the right…

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