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Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.

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How to Make Your Own Built In Shelves

Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two built-in shelf projects.


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8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat

Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...


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How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.


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How to Clean Vinyl Siding

Techniques for cleaning tough-to-remove stains on vinyl siding, trim and gutters.

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5 Ways to Save Energy During Quarantine

Offset some of the extra energy expense you're accruing during the pandemic with these energy-conservation tips.


How to Fix a Seized Engine

Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.

10 Home Design Trends That Will Take Over in 2020

A new decade calls for big, bold changes in interior design. Here's what to expect.


4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.


10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


Fluorescent Light Covers to Transform Your Drop Ceiling

Fluorescent light has been linked to migraines, sleep disruption, increased stress and more. Fortunately, there are many beautiful ways to...

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How to Clean Wallpaper With Simple Ingredients

Wallpaper is back — on accent walls and backsplashes, in bathrooms and bedrooms. When that papered wall gets dirty, here's...


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Best Cleaners for Your Hardwood Floor

Find the right wood floor cleaner to keep your wood floors looking their best.


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5 Top Carpet Cleaners for Your Home

If your carpet is looking dingy, you may be wondering: What's the best carpet steam cleaner? Read on for our...


How to Choose the Right Robot Vacuum

There's a lot to love about robot vacuums, the compact, computerized vacuum cleaners that clean floors without any effort on...


Fireplace Cleaning: When to Clean a Chimney Flue

How often to remove creosote to prevent chimney fires and do a fireplace cleaning.

Top Tips for Starting a Fire in the Fireplace

Avoid any meeting of the minds during the holidays as you build a fire in a fireplace by getting it...


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17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home

Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing...


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How to Get Rid of Mold on Bathroom Walls

Bathroom mold is an unsightly and unhealthy problem that should be addressed as soon as you spot it. For mold...



Plumbing With PEX Tubing

PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems, flexible PEX tubing is perfect...


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How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantel for Thanksgiving

Make your home extra cozy this Thanksgiving. Here are our top tips for beautiful mantel decor.


What You Need to Know About Exterior French Doors

French doors remain a popular design choice for the very reason they were born: They transcend function to become a...


Don’t Hang Anything on Your Walls Until You Read These 9 Tips

Even the most beautiful painting or photo will look out of place if it's not hung properly. These tips will...

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Cheap Flooring Ideas: 10 Best Low-Cost Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

Flooring is one expense that can eat up a large portion of a remodel budget, but you don't have to...


Upgrade a Recessed Light Fixture

Simply change the trim to change the style


How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.


This Vintage Home Trend is Making a Major Comeback

A retro home design trend born in the 50's is making an unexpected comeback in modern homes. Learn more here.


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Why You Need to Check Your Chimney Before You Cozy Up to the Fireplace

It's that time of year again! If you have a fireplace, here's a quick way to tell if your chimney...


Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it

A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...