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Saving Money Through Energy Efficiency

Saving money is hard but not as hard as you think. All buildings, old and new, have energy savings and energy production opportunities. Every building is unique and deserves a holistic view. Getting the right advice, the best product, and…

Pressure Testing a House to Find out What is Best

The recent storms have been a real eye opener. Mother Nature not only has my attention, but my respect. As trades people, we spend our professional lives trying to keep weather out, make building’s last longer, and as of more…

Saving Old Windows Is Green and Efficient

Each year our houses get a bit older; parts continue to wear, fall off or just stop functioning all together. A house has parts meant to protect and parts meant to operate.  Windows, especially ones over 100 years old, operate…

Painting Deserves Respect and Requires Experience

Painting is a trade without respect.  Anyone can paint, just not well.  Painting is the easiest part about painting, with about 80% prep.  But oh boy there are many ways to screw it up.  Painting can make great carpentry work…

Repairing Exterior Wood

All exterior wood fails eventually. If the wood is historic or a ten-year’s-old, the options are the same, but the choices affect longevity, performance and your wallet.  So before you slap on some wood putty, consider the options. There are…

Naturally Cool

The heat has come a lot sooner than expected and by certain predictions, it’s here to stay.  You can save money and resources by reducing cooling times and costs, as well as increasing efficiency and longevity of appliances.   Natural…

Dealing With Lead Paint

The game of maintaining a house has changed.  We have to take caution and be responsible for our actions.  There was a time where products were used for longevity and protection, despite their known hazards to people and the environment. …

Proper Painting Lasts Longer

The seasons have changed from miserable to warm sunshine, so our attention switches from inside to out.  Painting is back to the top of the list.  The realization of scraping and painting, again, starts to sink in.  Stop.  Before you…