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6 Must Haves for Move Up Home Buyers

As a move-up home buyer you have had time to figure out your lifestyle. What works for you and your family and what doesn’t. Here are 6 tips to help you select that new home for you and your family that will make life more enjoyable. Technology: USB wall outlets, WiFi friendliness, Bluetooth addressable security […]

Top Ten Home Buying Tips!

Do not ask everyone’s opinion about the house, it’s not your mom’s house or your BFF’s, it’s going to be your home and you’re going to be living in it. Do ask everyone who will be living there for their opinion, such as your children. Do not negotiate yourself out of a great house by […]

Video Surveillance: Know The Rules and Your Rights

  I am straying  a little from “home” today, but I thought this topic is an important one and needs some attention. I hope you agree, or disagree. Feel free to comment below. I think George Orwell had it right. In his book “1984” George talks about a futuristic society where among other things our […]

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Wood Toys From Yester-Year

My wife, Sue, and I were walking through an antique store in some small town in eastern Iowa, a few weeks ago and I came upon this old wood toy truck. Every part of it is made from plywood including the frame and wheels. I just though it was pretty cool. Maybe somebody out there […]

Installing a Moen Posi-Temp Shower Valve

DIY Video by Contractor John How To Install a Moen Posi-Temp Shower Valve

Always, Always, Use A Contract For Every Project

On larger jobs it can be pages long with a description of the work to be performed, product specifications with manufacturers and model number information. There should be a section defining the owner’s responsibilities

Explaining the Generation Terms Gen Y, Baby Boomers……….

We have all heard the generational terms and the personality traits associated with each. Expert opinions vary greatly on some fringe attitudes of each group, but the core of each group remains basically the same. What group do you belong to?

The Dimension Bible for Remodelers and DIYers

The Dimension Bible is really 3 books in one. It is a type of building code book for single family homes written in English, so everyone can understand it, a how to or where to install things in your home book and a handy estimating guide for remodeling projects. Even saying that there is some […]

Unclogging a Toilet; Use The Correct Toilet Plunger

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Pictured in 1.3 is a bellows style toilet plunger, used to clear stubborn blockages. This type of toilet plunger can deliver up to 7 times the force in clearing a clogged toilet.

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