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Dog bite

Posted 04-25-2017 at 08:33 AM by Startingover
Updated 05-12-2017 at 08:04 AM by Startingover

Wondering how many contractors, going into customers houses have been bitten?

Neighbor's Pit got loose, ran up to me as I was in my yard, chomped my arm and ran off. One canine tooth deep in forearm.

Dang, it hurt. Going into hysteria probably didn't help cause I misdialed 911 several times.

As advised, went to ER for antibiotics and tetanus.

The next night went to a Walk-in clinic as my hand and arm were swollen and painful. That Dr...
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The Top 5 Benefits of Fiber Cement Siding

Posted 04-13-2017 at 05:43 AM by lge77

Trying to decide which type of siding to use for your home exterior can be quite a chore. Of course, you want your home to look amazing, you want a wide variety of colors and styles to choose from, and, most importantly, you want it to last.

You will find all of those things, and more, by choosing fiber cement siding.

Chances are that you have already seen this type of siding around town and were not even aware of it, since it looks exactly like painted hardwood siding....
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Guide to Choosing the Right Grade of Plywood

Posted 04-06-2017 at 11:44 AM by lge77
Updated 04-09-2017 at 03:47 PM by kwikfishron (Remove Links)
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Choosing the right plywood for your application can be a daunting task. The price variations can be quite complicated, and what exactly are those letters on the label? Understanding what these letters mean as well as different purposes for each is crucial to choosing the right material. Similarly, understanding the different finishes can take your project to the next level.

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5 Must have Qualities for a Contract on those jobs you can't DIY

Posted 04-06-2017 at 09:20 AM by Windows on Wash

I have witnessed some incredible projects that were beautifully completed by posters on this forum. This forum truly embodies the DIY spirit in namesake and its members.

There are instances where you might get into a portion of a project that is either beyond your breath of knowledge or what your schedule/time can accommodate. In those instances, here are some good rules for vetting a contractor.

Improving your home can be a big exercise in trust. You are inviting...
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6 High-Performing Features for a Better Home

Posted 03-28-2017 at 10:39 AM by lge77
Updated 03-29-2017 at 09:43 AM by lge77

High-performance homes are like an orchestra. You must make certain that all of the energy-saving features are perfectly coordinated for optimal performance. If just one instrument, or feature, is “out of tune,” it can disrupt the entire performance. Get some ideas about how your home can work with these 6 high-performing features, then talk to an architect who specializes in green homes. He or she will be the conductor, ensuring that each of the features will perform properly with the other features...
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