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Posts Tagged 'contractor'

Vote for the Best Siding Projects

One sure way to develop an appreciation for the work that can be done with vinyl siding to transform a home is to see before and after shots of the [...]

Home improvement tools for your DIY projects

In can frustrate you to distraction when you have a job to do but there's no suitable tool in the box. I went to local DIY and home improvement stores [...]

How to mount your new TV

Come on, now. Everyone thinks they can hang a new LCD or plasma television. I'm reminded about what Mike Tyson said about boxing, "Everyone has a plan 'till they get [...]

Nail gun safety for homeowner-remodelers

The most-famous motto for all contractors and DIY handymen/women is "measure twice, cut once". I'd prefer to move the phrase, "work safe, work smart" to the top of the slogan [...]

Last chance for tax rebates on energy efficient home improvements

Homeowners have until December 31 to buy materials and install energy efficient home improvements under the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. Provisions of the [...]

Winterizing for everyone: Insulation tips

Come winter, consumers and homeowners have questions about the kind of insulation that works best in their homes. Of course, the answer varies based on your location, existing insulation, how [...]

Assemble a fall chore list now

It's not too early to put together a priority list for home improvements or landscaping chores you need to get done before fall and winter. The stressed housing market means [...]

Put mold eradication on your fall home improvement list

Get the mold out of your house now before winter comes barreling into your neck of the woods. Mold clean-up and eradication is best conducted while you can still open [...]

Tool review: The Saw Stop airbag for fingers

When remodeling, you shouldn't have to change the structure of your hand. Perhaps by now you've seen the video of a whirring cabinet saw stopping just before it slices through [...]

Protect your health while remodeling

It's a known fact that people who work in green buildings have greater productivity and less absenteeism. The Green Building Advisor reports nearly a 50 percent increase in on-the-job time [...]