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  • Home Tips for the Winter

    New Year is a time to revel in the glory that is yet to come. A new day – and new opportunities! But, the New Year also brings with it icicles and chilling cold weather that make...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • On Suspended Ceilings

    If you were to ask a someone at the carpet division of the DuPont corporation about home decorating and design that person would probably tell you that floor covering is one of the most important finishes in...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
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  • Texture In A Can

    Question: I live in a new house that is only a few years old, and I’m having to fix some settling cracks in my ceiling. The problem is that my ceiling has a textured pattern that I...

    • Posted November 1, 2015
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  • Installing A Ceiling Fan

    We both agree that a ceiling fan is a must for any home, anywhere. Why all of the enthusiasm for such a simple contraption? Comfort, energy savings and lower utility bills to name a few. Moreover, a...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Kitchen Ceiling Is Cracking, What Do I Do?

    Q. I have a 38 year old home. My kitchen ceiling is cracking where it meets the walls. The ceiling is also cracking diagonally from the closet out to the middle of the room. I can’t understand...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Textured ceiling
    What You Need to Know About Textured Ceilings

    As kids growing up, the ceilings in our turn-of-the-century Mediterranean-style home were twelve feet high. They were constructed of finished-in-place plaster, coved at the perimeter, and adorned with ornate plaster moldings for architectural interest. A decorative picture...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • Ceiling Fans

    Many people don’t realize that ceiling fans are big-top performers and three-ring crowd pleasers for all seasons. First, they cool a home by gently circulating air during the hot summer months and, second, when blades are reversed,...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • Ceiling Fans – Great Performers!

    Ceiling fans are three-ring performers for all seasons. First, they cool by circulating air on hot summer days. Second, with blades reversed, they warm by pulling heated air down from up above. And third, that same warm...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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  • Keeping the Dust Out of the Domicile

    TV’s “Barnaby Jones” debuted in 1973, featuring Buddy Ebson solving tricky mysteries. In one episode, two crooks were caught red-handed after cutting a hole in the ceiling of a bank and dropping in to steal the loot....

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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  • Dark Shadows: Part 1

    Today in part I of our daytime series “Dark Shadows,” we ask the question: “On the walls, looking like blue-green velvet, was it mold or something far more sinister?” Dark shadows show up around the house in...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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