How to Seal Attic

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Attic sealing is an important part of controlling heating costs. As we all learned in elementary school, heat rises. So without proper attic heating, all the money we spend trying to heat our homes can effectively be going up in smoke, just as if we lit a fire in a fireplace, allowing the hot smoke … Read more

Replace Stair Spindles

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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

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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

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