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Back when I was a little kid, my father would always have some kind of project going on. Usually, he was pretty good at whatever he was doing. He’d fix the car, build a shed, fell some of the hickory trees in the back yard. Most everything came out pretty professional at the end, but [continue reading…]
Ceiling of living room area with recess lighting installed Recessed lighting is an effective way to bring function and ambiance to your home. Here is a guide to the installation process. Materials Needed for the Project   Light Fixtures Bulbs Drill Drill bits Hole cutting drill attachment Stud Finder Drywall saw Safety glasses Voltage tester Wire stripper Junction box Dimmer Switch Electrical wire Electrical [continue reading…]
Kitchen with granite counter tops in the process of being remodeled. When renting a small studio apartment, kitchens aren’t always the most spacious. Pre-painted in off-white under dull, incandescent bulbs, the scene can look dismal and bland. That doesn’t have to be the end, though! With these simple and inexpensive remodeling techniques, a dull studio apartment kitchen can feel cozy rather than cramped. Painting The first [continue reading…]
Ceiling fan with three lights at the peak of a vaulted ceiling with recessed lights to the side A shot of a repaired ceiling fan at a REO (foreclosed) property we were hired to renovate. Romex wiring had been ran exposed on the beam and required installing Legrand Wiremold to pass inspection and to prevent future damage to the wiring.
Ceiling fan with three lights on white background Trying to cool down quick-like? Lowe’s Home Improvement has a number of discounts on in store fans, from 20 to 29% off a number of fans (8 is the number if you were wondering) available in their stores through 9-14-15!  Move it or lose it if you want in on the action. They also have special financing [continue reading…]