Replace Stair Spindles

stair spindles

An attractive staircase can add a lot to a home’s appearance. Stately homes were often known for the grand staircases they had off the entry foyer. While most of us don’t have those stately homes, many of us do have a staircase and it might even be located off the entry foyer. The design and … Read more

How to Fix a Screw Hole that is Too Big

screw dimensions, head angle, shaft diameter, minor diameter, major diameter, length

Whoever invented the wood screw deserves a prize. Working with screws makes woodworking much simpler than having to peg everything and screws often provide a much stronger bond than nails. But screws and wood aren’t a perfectly matched pair. There are times when the screw hole is just made too big; other times when the … Read more

Attic Insulation Removal

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Unknown to a lot of people, the insulation in a home’s attic is the most important part of any home’s insulation. That is a simple application of thermodynamics, something we all learned in elementary school. That is that heat rises. Since it rises, it is much more effective to stop it from rising out through … Read more

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