(guest post by Owen Wright) Do you want to freshen up and give your cabinets a second life? Would you rather consider replacing, refinishing or cabinet refacing? Here is a guide to help you decide. Signs That It Is Time For Change Over time, your cabinets suffer from wear and tear and damage that […]
Homeownership can be challenging, rewarding and exciting. This is particularly true as you settle into a new house and get to know its character quirks, which can range from floor squeaks and sticking doors to flickering lights and midnight water leaks that threaten to the destroy the home. It was one of those surprise water […]
Back to my ongoing stair remodel… A funny thing happened on the way to installing the remaining treads: Everything went haywire. I’ll try to sum it up as succinctly as possible:
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(guest post by Ryan Tyson; image via Flickr by driph) Heating and cooling your home accounts for about half of your home’s total energy usage, so when you want to improve your electric bill, turning to your thermostat settings is the best place to start. Learn the right thermostat settings for each time of the year, the best way […]
(guest post by Kevin Morse) Ready to update and remodel a room in your home? If you are like many homeowners, your kitchen is at the top of the list. While a kitchen update may be the perfect project for you to take on over the coming months, what’s standing between you and […]
(guest post by Mikkie Mills) Oftentimes our homes start to look a little drab as the seasons wear on and your glass doors or barndoor hardware need a little more love and excitement. A great way to dress up your house for fall is to install and arrange autumn-themed window boxes. This is an easy […]
Congratulations to EHTcontributing author Robert Robillard, who has a taken a new position with the Boston Globe. He’s charged with writing and responding to readers’ questions on home improvement and construction related issues. As many of you know, Rob is a general contractor, carpenter and operates a remodeling company located in Concord, MA. He […]