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All
  • All
  • Asbestos
  • Basement
  • Basement Door
  • Basement Flood
  • Bathroom
  • Best time to hire Home Improvement Contractor
  • Brick
  • Building Code
  • Bulkheads
  • Cabinetry
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carpentry
  • Caulk
  • Ceiling
  • Cellar Door
  • Chimney
  • Cleaning Painted Walls
  • Contractors
  • Crown Molding
  • Deck Care
  • Deck Staining
  • Doors
  • Drywall
  • Electrical
  • Exterior
  • Fence
  • Fireplace
  • Fundraiser
  • Gutters
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Heating
  • Holiday
  • House Plants
  • Informational
  • Interior
  • Leaking Problems
  • Painting
  • Pest Control
  • Plaster
  • plaster washers
  • Porches
  • Prep for painting
  • Refinished Cabinets
  • Roof
  • Roof
  • Rotted Wood
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Sanding
  • Selling Home
  • Shingles
  • Siding
  • Smoke Detector
  • Snow Shoveling
  • Spring
  • Step Flashing
  • Trim
  • Uncategorized
  • Vinyl Sliding
  • Wallpaper
  • Walls
  • Window
  • Window Repair
  • Winter
  • Wood
  • Working with Insurance Companies
Walls

What is OSB Board?

In a period of time none of us will soon forget, the late Spring/early Summer protesting of 2020, which in many cases turned beyond aggressive, was a catalyst for a seemingly infinite number of phenomena. From the societally significant to things that may seem like …

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Exterior

Low Slope Roofing

As crazy as it sounds, not all reputable roofing companies know what they are doing. Come to think of it, perhaps that can be said about every trade. Not all reputable _____________ (fill in the trade name) companies know what they are doing. It may …

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Building Code

What is Building Code?

When it comes to things that we are unfamiliar with, easing into the “knowledge” circle of things can definitely be quite intimidating. This is true throughout almost every aspect of life, certainly within the variety of niches and spheres which comprise the very fabric of …

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Egress Windows

Many folks often daydream about the types of home improvements that they would like to see occur on their home if they had the opportunity to do so. At the top of the list, more times than not, is to “finish” the basement. Thoughts of …

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Drywall

Horsehair Plaster

Being at an age where I find myself more and more often starting sentences with the phrase “When I was growing up…”, sometimes coming across different items that we tackle on a day in and day out basis truly reminds me of something that I …

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Hardwood Floors

Polyurethane vs. Varnish

When it comes to wood finishes, it seems like the options are infinite in terms of what types of wood finishing systems may be the best fit for your particular project in both allowing maximum beauty & durability in balance with whatever conditions may be …

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Interior

Converting Interior Natural Wood Trim to Painted Trim

Although nowhere near the equivalent of a locksmith teaching a budding thief how to pick a lock, the topic of this article feels similarly dirty to me. Doing what we do, we see some of the most beautiful natural wood trim on the interior of …

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Exterior

The Overly Annoying Woodpecker

There are few pests hitting up people’s homes that approach the level of modern annoyances more so than New England woodpeckers. Don’t get me wrong. Termites, carpenter ants, mice, carpenter bees, etc., are all unwelcome guests which cause enormous amounts of damage to our homes …

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Exterior

Graffiti

Believe it or not, there are quite a number of folks out there that consider graffiti to be as admired a form of art as others may view a Rembrandt or the Mona Lisa herself. This view particularly gained steam in the 70s, specifically in …

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Exterior

The Hidden Rotted Wood That is Leading Your Home to Be Eaten Away

Two homeowners that we have recently worked with have had about as good an attitude as one might imagine for addressing issues at their home that were far from ideal. In the first instance, we were working on the Client’s home and uncovered significant additional …

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