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  • roof weatherization
    Deep freeze danger: preventing costly winter storm damage starts at the rooftop

    As Winter Storms Hit Home, the Metal Roofing Alliance Says Rooftop Readiness Is Essential With many areas of the country experiencing a series of early winter storms this year, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) reminds homeowners to...

    • Posted December 9, 2019
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  • 2020-2021 Color Trends: Living Life Full Circle

    Popular colors in 2020 are all about life … experiencing it fully, enjoying it softly and engaging in it passionately.  According to national color expert Kate Smith, trending colors in 2020 and 2021 will both move the...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • Avoid Serious Electrical and Fire Hazards Decorating Your Home This Holiday Season

    Electrical safety must be a priority as families decorate for the holidays, according to the Electrical Safety Foundation International.  “Decorations account for one-in-four holiday fires,” explains ESFI President Brett Brenner. “Taking simple precautions such as not overloading...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • cozy warm home
    Warm, Cozy and Eco-Friendly

    Earth-friendly home improvements for winter (Family Features) Blustery winds raging outdoors may leave you struggling to find a balance between making sure your family stays warm and maintaining an earth-friendly home. Keeping your home cozy and honoring...

    • Posted November 23, 2019
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  • Rockin’ Out with Haas Door Garage Doors in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    The Beatles. Billy Joel. Pink Floyd. What do these great entertainers have in common with garage doors from Haas Door? They’re all part of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. When the museum’s newest permanent exhibit,...

    • Posted November 23, 2019
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  • Smart Winter Fueling Tips

    It’s barely past Halloween, and already areas from Colorado to North Dakota have experienced significant snowstorms. Don’t get caught unprepared. Before the Thanksgiving feast is even planned, get ready for unpredictable winter weather that may strike your...

    • Posted November 8, 2019
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  • Weekend DIY Project: New Stone Countertops

    Imagine getting the real stone countertop you’ve always wanted with just a roller and a brush. No messy removal, no construction — and no spending thousands of dollars. All you do is roll on a new stone...

    • Posted November 2, 2019
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  • 3 Easy “Fall Fix-Ups” with DIY Coatings

    Before the winter snows arrive, homeowners can take time now, during the autumn months, to tackle much-needed do-it-yourself projects around the house. For those with cracked concrete, old and slippery garage floors or deteriorating concrete patios, pool...

    • Posted September 23, 2019
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  • CliqStudios
    Best Advice for DIYers & Project Managers, Part 5

    In my previous blog posts, I shared my experiences with the design process, the unpacking and tear-out process, and the installation process, and the reveal. In this, my final blog post, I look back over my shoulder,...

    • Posted September 5, 2019
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  • Cliq Studios Kitchen Cabinets
    The Reveal, Part 4

    In my previous blog posts, I shared my experiences with the design process, the unpacking and tear-out process, and the installation process. Now, it’s time for the reveal. Time to take a moment to step back and...

    • Posted August 1, 2019
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