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roof

  • Repairing Wood Shingles

    I live in Maine where the coast is littered with beautiful wood shingled homes. I’m a New England gal so I can’t help but dream of the day that I’ll get…

  • Paint Your Roof White to Save Energy

    Here’s a quick tip to keep your home cooler and thus bring your energy bill down. Paint your roof white. It’s been mentioned by the new Energy Secretary Steven Chu and…

  • Decorating with Hanging Lights for Christmas

    photo: wishymom We’ll leave the decor ideas and inspiration to the experts but we do know a little something about safety when it comes to hanging your outdoor Christmas lights.…

  • Patch a Rain Gutter

    Rain gutters should properly divert roof water run off into drains but these gutters can be damaged by wind, trees, and rot. Here’s a technique for patching your rain gutter in…