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How to Fix a Squeaky Door

Posted by Mel Sherman | Feb 15, 2017

A squeaky door can be irritating - especially if you're sneaking around the house in the middle of the night to fix yourself a sandwich and the rest of the family gets out of bed...


The Positive and Negative Effects of Hard Water

Posted by Mel Sherman | Feb 13, 2017

Let's talk about water. Specifically, hard water. Did you know that 85 percent of the USA has hard water? It's a pretty safe bet that the area you live in has hard water too. Should...


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6 Ways Winter Can Damage Your Home And How To Fight It

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 12, 2017

Winter can be a tough season. Wind, snow, and hail combined with bone-chillingly low temperatures are hard on us human beings … but did you know they are equally hard on your...


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10 Tips To Find A Remodeling Contractor You’ll Love

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 08, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day! No, this isn’t a dating column, just a guide to navigating an often sticky personal connection – the one between you and the man or woman...


How to Fix Creaky Stairs

Posted by Mel Sherman | Feb 07, 2017

I grew up in a house with creaky stairs. The stairs creaked when my parents bought the house in 1984 and they're still creaking today. My parents never had them fixed and we all...