Recent Carpenters Articles


How To Get A Deck Or Patio Into Warm Weather-Worthy Shape

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 19, 2017

Now's the time to get in shape for summer! No, we’re not talking about hitting the gym to French twist or yoga surf your way to a bikini bod, but something equally important...


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Upgrade a Bedroom From Big Kid Room To Teen Hangout

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 22, 2017

Where does the time go? When you're expecting a new bundle of joy, you spend so much time, effort and money creating the perfect space to welcome them. You spend crazy money on cribs...


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...


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Small Home Storage Hacks: What Works, What Not So Much

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 06, 2016

Ha! Ha! Sorry, folks, but I just had to laugh when I read about someone lamenting his “cramped” quarters ... a 2000-square-foot house! As someone who recently downsized...


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Back-to-School Home Improvement: Get Your House in Gear

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 16, 2016

Where did the summer go? It seems like the end-of-school party was just yesterday, and now all of a sudden we’re getting ready to send the kids back to class. While you busy yourself...