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Winter Preparation

Don’t wait until you have damage due to the cold temperatures. I have listed some of the winter preparation procedures you can do to protect your property during the winter months. The materials suggested are readily available at most home improvement stores.   AREAS REQUIRING WINTER PREPARATION: Doors and Windows * If you feel a draft [...]

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Fixing Doors

  STEPS IN FIXING DOORS: How to fix and maintain an entry door  (Part 1) Fixing entry doors is necessary in time due to being exposed to dampness and changing weather conditions. Exterior doors are built stronger than interior doors so they can better withstand these conditions. In time, entry doors will not close completely or will [...]

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How To Repair An Electric Range

The three most common failures in an electric range are the infinite switch, the heating element, and the oven temperature sensor.  You can easily learn the basics in how to repair an electric range by following the procedures listed below. Before doing any work on the range, first unplug the range or turn off the circuit [...]

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Home Maintenance Musts

There are certain home maintenance musts that an owner can perform to prevent failure that may result in costly repair bills. The following is a list of maintenance steps that should be performed  to stay well maintained. HOME MAINTENANCE MUSTS: 1. Replace furnace filters every 6 months or as recommended by the manufacture of the furnace. 2. [...]

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Refinishing Decks

NOTE: PRIOR TO REFINISHING DECKS, THE DECK MUST BE CLEANED AS INSTRUCTED IN MY ARTICLE “CLEANING DECKS” If the surface is varnished or painted and you would like a stained deck, then the paint or varnish must be removed with paint stripper. Care must be taken by wearing rubber gloves and goggles. Apply the paint [...]

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