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Building a Paver Patio – Part 1

By Jeff Williams on Curb Appeal, Feature Story, Landscaping

Building A Paver Patio – Part 1 Ever since we’ve move into this house (15 months ago), we’ve wanted a fire pit and paver patio. The backyard had a generous sized deck, a playset for the kids, and some old raised garden beds but no place for a fire pit. Our last house we had…

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Teach them young: Kids and tools

By Jeff Williams on Feature Story, Safety

Teach Them Young: Kids and tools Kids and tools can strike fear into many parents. I get that, power tools can be pretty scary without proper training but there are many, many tools, hand tools, that serve as a great way for you, your kids and tools to all work together. Almost all of us…

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Skilled Labor – Viable Option For Our Youth

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Home Improvement

Skilled Labor Demands Growing Quickly Editorial by Todd Fratzel Typically I focus on facts and detailed information to help readers solve real life problems. This post is significantly different as it’s an editorial with my perspective on a growing crisis here in the U.S. I hope you’ll share your thoughts and also share this story…

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Insulating Cathedral Ceiling with Foam Board

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Insulation

Insulating Cathedral Ceilings Insulating Cathedral Ceilings can be quite challenging. I’m in the early stages of building an amazing workshop to showcase tools over at Tool Box Buzz and shop projects here at HCI. The new workshop will be located over my garage in an area that was framed using attic trusses when we built…

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Black & Decker® Rechargeable Mower Giveaway

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Giveaways, Landscaping

And the winner is…. The contest is now closed. I wanted to quickly thank Black & Decker for sponsoring this great giveaway. I also wanted to thank everyone that entered. Ok…so the big winner is…..Russ! Congratulations Russ. Be sure to watch for an email so I can get your mailing address and have Black &…

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HomeRight’s Ultimate Home Painting Kit Giveaway

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Giveaways

HomeRight’s Ultimate Home Painting Kit With spring quickly approaching it’s likely that painting projects are on your home improvement to do list sometime soon. I’m excited to announce some great giveaway prizes from the folks at HomeRight. They are offering 20 lucky winners their Ultimate Home Painting Kit. PaintStick EZ-Twist Painting System PaintStick EZ-Twist Painting…

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Renew & Redo Bath Makeover – Before & After

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Home Improvement

$1200 Bathroom Remodel Before & After Last month we told you all about the Renew & Redo Bath Event at The Home Depot which ends this week on the 23rd. The Home Depot is helping home owners renew their bathrooms with some great sales, great selections and lots of helpful tips. To help show you…

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Renew & Redo Your Bath Home Depot Giveaway

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Giveaways, Home Improvement

And The Winner Is….. Updated 2/17/11 A special thanks to The Home Depot for sponsoring this months giveaway. More specifically a huge thanks to them for sharing with us all the great deals for the Renew & Redo Your Bath event. We’ll be revealing our big Bathroom transformation this weekend but before we do that…

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