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DIY Home Electrical Wiring Tips

DIY Home Electrical Wiring Tips

By far the most challenging home project I’ve ever undertaken was installing my home electrical wiring. As I mentioned on the “About Us” page, I am a controls technician, so I am familiar with wiring and circuits. I also have a very good understanding of […]

Put an end to pet hair – get an iRobot Roomba vacuum.

Put an end to pet hair – get an iRobot Roomba vacuum.

A Dogs Perspective Buster and I have heard the old saying “dog is man’s best friend”, but, from a dog’s perspective, do you know what the new saying should be? Its “the iRobot Roomba vacuum is dog’s best friend”! Actually, we should share the saying with […]

How to Control Pests Around Your Home

How to Control Pests Around Your Home

I am fairly certain that every home has them.  Those creepy, crawly, flying, biting, gnawing, hole digging, yard tunneling pests!!  Maybe they’re not in your home or yard yet, but they are always nearby trying to figure out how to get in.  Our home is […]

Revitalize Your Garage Doors with Gel Stain

Revitalize Your Garage Doors with Gel Stain

Are you tired of looking at your faded, chalky, aluminum garage doors? Revitalize your garage doors with a gel stain. Gel stains come in several colors and provides a nice finish that will last for years. We used a Minwax gel stain on our garage […]

Roomba Maintenance

Roomba Maintenance

If you read our first article on the Roomba, you would know it does a great job at controlling pet hair. We’ve owned our Roomba for about two years and we use it almost every day. It is still going strong. The battery life is […]

Be Prepared: A Power Brown Out Can Cause Damage

Be Prepared: A Power Brown Out Can Cause Damage

We all love our creature comforts. Air conditioning on a hot summers day; our furnace on a cold winters night and, one of the most important, indoor plumbing! All of these things have one thing in common… electricity. Most of the home’s comforts, like refrigerators, […]

Why I Love My Brinkmann Smoker

Why I Love My Brinkmann Smoker

I’ve had my Brinkmann smoker for over 20 year now and I hope I get to use it another 20 years. In that time I’ve made all kinds of smoked meat.  This was a cheaper, basic charcoal model at the time, but I’m not sure […]

You Can Install Veneer Stone and Brick

You Can Install Veneer Stone and Brick

Have you ever wanted veneer stone installed around a gas fireplace? How about veneer brick on a faux chimney? Those are two things we decided on when we built our home several years ago.  It’s these types of finishing touches that can set your project […]

Buy the Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe

Buy the Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe

Something Every Home Owner Should Have   As home owners who have helped raise 2 children and 5 dogs, over the past 35 years, we have come to appreciate the things that have made this process easier. One such item is a carpet cleaner.  It […]