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18 Steps to Ladder Safety

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 25, 2015

Ladder safety would seem to be a matter of common sense. However, among construction professionals, high importance is placed on teaching workers the correct procedures for minimization...


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My Fridge Is Leaking Inside! What Should I Do?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 07, 2015

A major leak of water inside your refrigerator is certainly dramatic-looking and possibly even scary (as in, “I’m afraid for the wellbeing of my wallet if I have to shell...


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6 Window Frame Repair Tips

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 31, 2014

Besides their primary purpose -- holding the window glass in place -- your window frames help to insulate your home. Normally a long-life item which may last you 30 years or more,...


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5 DIY Repairs for Damaged Doors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 30, 2014

Scratches, dents, or holes in your door are quite unsightly. And when you have to fight to open a door that refuses to swing freely or on the contrary, it shakes, rattles, and rolls...


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How NOT to Install Drywall

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 15, 2014

Drywall (aka plasterboard, wallboard, or Sheetrock) is a boon to the do-it-yourself weekend handyperson. This useful substance, composed of two heavy sheets of paper sandwiching a layer...