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The Wall-Mounted Fold Down Kitchen Table

21st February 2012
After making the decision to leave the family nest and move into a home of your home, the apartment that is in your price range has everything you need with the exception of one thing--SPACE!! Making room for all the items you brought with you is definite... Read >
Author: Tameka Norris

Is Your House Suffering From Plumbing Problems, Leaking Pipes, Broken Pipes, or Sewer Backup?

18th July 2009
Plumbing problems typically come unexpectedly and the last thing you want to do is avoid dealing with them. Not handling the problem completely or immediately can cost you a lot more damage and a lot more money. Even the tiniest of a problem can cost yo... Read >
Author: jvizecky

Discover The Troublesome Truth About Gloss Paint For Interior walls - Get Painting Contractor advice

13th March 2009
As a painting contractor for many years, I have witnessed many mistakes by well meaning homeowners who simply don't understand just how quirky gloss paint can be on interior walls. In an effort to achieve durability and scrub ability many rush off to purc... Read >
Author: Nicky Taylor

Building Green

04th March 2009
Ecologically friendly building materials are becoming more and more popular. Where a few short years ago, you would have had a hard time finding "green" building materials, today they are plentiful and widely varied. Whether considering a remodel, or a ne... Read >
Author: Robert Bell

Skip Troweling Method for Textured Ceilings

27th July 2008
By Mark J. Donovan There are several ceiling texture choices to choose from when finishing a room. You can simply apply a flat paint to the ceiling, or spray or roll on a popcorn textured ceiling. However both these choices seem to be waning in popular... Read >
Author: Mark Donovan

Strapping a Ceiling

27th July 2008
By Mark J. Donovan Prior to hanging sheetrock to ceiling joists it is important that strapping first be installed. Strapping helps prevent cracks from showing up later in your home's ceiling, as well as provides more surface area for securing the sh... Read >
Author: Mark Donovan

HANGING ART ON YOUR WALLS PROPERLY

15th January 2007
To get the best results when hanging art on the walls of your home, it's important to consider the proper height on the wall and proper alignment. Hanging materials, weight distribution and previsualizing the placement of the art is important, too. ... Read >
Author: Andrea Sperling

Is Your Home's Foundation Settling?

04th October 2006
If your house has a concrete slab foundation and is built on expansive clay soils or fill dirt chances are it is going to experience some settlement. There are simple things you can look for to keep an eye on the health of your foundation. Do all the d... Read >
Author: Bill Pryce
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