Recent Handyman Articles

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3 Little Words Homeowners Love to Hear … and Why

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2016

Owning your own home is a dream fulfilled … but it can also turn into something of a nightmare at times. Maintenance, repairs, renovations, fix this, replace that! The upkeep...

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7 Ways to Help Your Aging Parents Stay Safe at Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 08, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day! Happy Fathers’ Day! This is the season to celebrate our parents and all they’ve done for us over the years. Now it’s time to start giving...

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7 Home Maintenance Troublespots to Take Care of Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 06, 2016

Okay, okay, I admit it. I didn't follow my own advice. The signs of potential trouble were there, yet I chose not to take them seriously. For quite a while, I'd been finding it more...


Jump-Start Your Spring Honey-Do List ... Today!

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 02, 2016

When your backyard is buried under a few feet of snow, it might not seem like warmer weather is ever going to return but hey! We just celebrated that major American holiday, Groundhog...

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11 Eco-Friendly Tips for Toy Buying and Recycling

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 01, 2015

Tis the season when many children excitedly look forward to presents of new toys. But whether you'll be celebrating Kwanzaa, Chanukah, or Christmas, it's important to make the holiday...