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Change Out 2 Prong Outlets, to 3 Prong Outlets

2 Prong Outlet

Older homes and rentals I come across still have these 2 Prong Outlets, but there is a money saving fix!

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Posted by on January 26, 2014 in Electrical, Kitchen, Remodels, Save Money

 

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Custom Well Cover

My dad came to me with this project; I guess you could say I went a little “Tim Allen” on the idea. He was worried about his well head cover being plowed over by his snow plow guy when the snow piles up. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 10, 2011 in Custom, DIY, From Ground Up, Landscaping, Outdoors, Painting

 

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Easy Simple Garden

I love having fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the garden.  The only downside is I move around a lot, usually once a year, depending where I work.  I have lived mostly at apartments, studio apartments on the back of someones property, or renting a room at a house with other friends.

Because of these issues I haven’t been able to Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Tile & Custom Mantle

I completely changed the look of this fireplace.  The original fireplace with the red brick, didn’t match the Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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Tile Saw

I am sometimes asked about what tools I really like to work with. So I decided to give some of my reviews of some of  the tools I like to use on my projects.

Imer Tile Saw

For all the tile projects I have done, I love using Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Showers, Slate Tile, Tile, Tool Review

 

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Hot Water Heaters

Good Information to know about your Hot Water Heater

I have found that homeowners don’t know that hot water heaters should be maintained until it is too late. When your hot water heater decides to fail, it will leak out all of it’s water causing water damage.

First thing you should do is look on the side of the hot water heater tank, to find out the Manufacturing Date. If it is older than 20 years, I would recommend immediately changing it out. It is like a ticking time bomb, it may decide to last another 6months or leak out the next day.

Old Hot Water Heater Tank on the Right

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Posted by on December 12, 2010 in Hot Water Heater, Plumbing

 

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Exersize Body Ball Rack

Exersize Body Ball Rack

This is a fairly inexpensive project I did for Sportivo (Coffee Bar with a Gym).  The owner wanted a simplistic way to get the body balls out of the way, up on the wall.  She showed me a design she had Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 12, 2010 in Gym

 

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