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  • Removing Stains From Cotton With Milk

    Ever try to get lipstick out of a white cotton shirt? Ever have to explain to you wife where the lipstick came from!?! If the answer to either question is yes, then read on. We have a...

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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  • On Acoustic Ceiling Tiles

    Acoustic ceiling tiles are a simple and inexpensive element that can dress up virtually any room in the home. Acoustic tiles come in assorted sizes and styles and can be installed in various ways. Although acoustic tiles...

    • Posted March 19, 2016
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  • On Wood Water Damage

    The biggest single drawback to wood is its’ susceptibility to damage by water. Believe it or not it is easier to build a termite-proof home than one that is water-proof. All wood contains some moisture. It absorbs...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Getting What You Pay For

    Here’s an old saying that you’ll probably recognize: “You get what you pay for!” And then there’s a slightly more modern version that we’ve come up with that we feel is more in keeping with the times:...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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    Preparing For The Snow Fall

    Snow is great for skiing or for children to romp around in, but it can cause major problems where the home is concerned. Excessive snowfall can result in everything from a cracked chimney to a collapsed roof....

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Patching Wall Paneling

    According to an Internet article Blackbeard was one of the boldest and most notorious pirates sailing the waters of England’s southern colonies in the early 1700’s. Occurring during “the Golden Age of Piracy,” his activities and those...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • On Lumber Defects

    When we were kids a “bow” was something our sister wore in her hair. A “crook” robbed banks. The “twist” was a dance. A “check” was used in lieu of cash. And a “shake” was a cold...

    • Posted October 10, 2015
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  • Heavy Wood Piano Support

    Q. Two years ago I had a monster crane lift an humongous upright piano through my second floor sliding glass window. There’s no apparent reason to, but lately I’ve become paranoid that my grand old Bradbury might be too...

    • Posted September 6, 2015
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  • Tips to Outsmart Termites

    The Carey Brothers discuss simple tips to outsmart termites and avoid the worst kind of damage.

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • Several Ways To Do Rust Removal

    There will always be that age old battle — whether to purchase a product made of steel that is strong, solid and durable – or to have something made of a lighter material that is easier to...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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