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Reasons to Use Limestone Bricks 0

Reasons to Use Limestone Bricks

One of the many different types of building bricks, limestone bricks are highly popular because of their durability and hardiness. Limestone bricks are one of the oldest types of building materials. Many ancient structures,...

Is Lead-Safe Remodeling Worth It? 0

Is Lead-Safe Remodeling Worth It?

As of April 22, 2010, federal law requires that all U.S. contractors be certified to work with lead-based paint in homes, child-care facilities and schools built before 1978. Details of the new RRP (Renovation,...

How to Build a Mudroom Bench 0

How to Build a Mudroom Bench

The second the sun goes away, out comes the umbrellas and the raincoats and the Wellies. And with them a lot of messy wetness that can warp hardwood floors and stain your best rugs....

How Prefab Houses Work 1

How Prefab Houses Work

Manufactured houses often get a bad rep. There’s nothing like getting stuck behind a truck hauling half a house to get the jokes rolling. And “trailer-trash” is part of the modern vocabulary. However, just...

Stair Treads 0

Stair Treads

Stair treads can take a beating in any home. You can refinish your hardwood stair treads or use stair tread rugs to cover the steps. Add character to your home by using a combination...

Treated Wood: Frequently Asked Questions 0

Treated Wood: Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ’s Why does wood need to be protected with preservatives? How long will treated wood last? How much weight does treatment add to the weight of wood? Why is treated wood green? Why...

How to Dispose of Pressure Treated Wood 0

How to Dispose of Pressure Treated Wood

Pressure-treated wood is used for building and gardening. It is often seen in play sets and decks and is used to build raised garden beds. It contains chromium, copper and arsenic (CCA). Pressure-treated wood...

Home Invaders 0

Home Invaders

WE LIKE NATURE on certain terms — as in, the less of it inside the house, the better. So perhaps you can understand what compelled C.W. Roseburr to smoke a family of raccoons out...

How to Wire a 4 Way Switch 0

How to Wire a 4 Way Switch

How would you like to be able to control one or more light fixtures from three or more switch locations? It is done with a 4-way switch. This video will show you how to...