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Your February Home Maintenance Checklist

Things to Check Off Your List in an Hour or Less 1. Rotate your mattress. Before you put on a fresh set of sheets, take an extra minute to rotate the mattress if you haven’t done so recently. Rotating your mattress every few months will help it wear more evenly and extend its life (and comfort). … Continue reading Your February Home Maintenance Checklist

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s time to prep your home for cooler weather with these tasks to do in an hour, over a weekend and during the month. Get your home ready for the season ahead by ticking off these to-dos, from adding cozy layers to scheduling necessary maintenance — and then curl up in your favorite chair and savor … Continue reading Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

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Should I Use a Veneer or a Solid Wood for my Cabinets?

Question: Should I use a ‘veneered cabinet’ or a ‘solid wood’ for my cabinets? Answer: There are advantages and disadvantages to both. Veneered plywood has the advantage of price. It also holds screws better in some circumstances, is less prone to warping and checking, is usually a little heavier and more uniform in color and grain and … Continue reading Should I Use a Veneer or a Solid Wood for my Cabinets?

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Check out the Big ReUse-apalooza Project Reveal

Civil War Rolling Planter Box Designed & Built by David Costa, David Costa General Contracting, LLC This rolling planter was constructed from milled pieces of an 8-foot door, a stone plumbing display countertop, and scrap pieces of a PVC type sheet stock. Other misc. materials include heavy duty caster wheels, clear silicone, metallic spray paint … Continue reading Check out the Big ReUse-apalooza Project Reveal

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Spring Maintenance Tips

Below are several outdoor items you’ll want to attend to now that spring has sprung: Gutters and downspouts: clean out and check for leaks Siding: Clean with a pressure washer and repaint if necessary. Exterior caulking: Inspect caulking and replace if deteriorating. Window sills, door sills, and thresholds: Fill cracks, caulk edges, repaint or replace … Continue reading Spring Maintenance Tips

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