Home Maintenance Checklist

By Robert Robillard

  Image: http://www.inspectamerica.com/ Preventative Maintenance Checklist Preventative maintenance, takes time and costs money, but it is still more cost effective than the crisis du jour approach of waiting until something breaks and then scrambling to have it repaired. Take the time to look at this home maintenance checklist and save time, money and aggravation. Why…

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Importance Of Using Before And After Photos

By Robert Robillard

Before & After Photos Before, during and after kitchen remodeling pictures are very important, to us as it shows our ability to maintain the highest quality of work, on all of our kitchen and bath remodeling projects. Additionally documenting any project with photos can be helpful for future remodeling purposes as well as legal and insurance…

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Dealing with a Plumbing Leak

By Ethan Bickford

How to manage in the face of water damage I got a panicked call from a client recently that there was water leaking into their living room. So I went over to help them out. I was raised by a contractor, so I forget that a lot of homeowners don’t know how to deal with these situations.…

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Repairing Greek Cornice Roof Returns

By Robert Robillard

Image: www.in.gov/dnr/images Repairing Greek Revival Cornice Roof Returns The Greek Revival roof return style emulated the temple forms of ancient Greece, resulting in the creation of straightforward, box-like buildings we see in historic towns of America.   Most Greek Revival buildings have substantial cornices that extended into gable ends as “returns.” Below picture: this house…

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How To Maintain An Air Conditioner

By Robert Robillard

Maintaining An Air Conditioner Keeping your central air conditioner running in top shape during the super hot days means you need to maintain it.  This article will explain the how to maintain an air conditioner. Air conditioner problems often start when the compressor or condenser coil becomes so blocked up with dirt that the hot…

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How to Cut An Opening In A Non-Bearing Wall

By Robert Robillard

How to Cut an Opening in a Non-Load Bearing, Internal Wall Cutting a door or interior look-through window in an interior wall can be an easy and straightforward project. This article will discuss the basics surrounding how to cut an opening in a non-bearing wall. The hardest and arguably most important part of this project…

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Custom Radiator Covers

By Robert Robillard

Installing Custom Radiator Covers Radiator covers or enclosures are a simple, inexpensive way to instantly brighten your rooms and add shelf space and “HEAT UP” your decor. Decorator Sandra Stout from Creative Design Solutions [978-505-7447] came up with the idea to cover the radiators in this home. All together we will have covered six radiators…

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How to Replace a Basement Window

By Robert Robillard

Basement window Replacement Most homes with full basements have small rectangle style basement foundation windows. If your house is older, chances are that these windows are wood, and may need replacing.  This article will focus on how to replace a wood basement window. Replacing a basement window is a fairly straightforward process and can save…

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