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(225) 926-2031

Denham Springs

(225) 664-4126

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Power Tools for the Homeowner

Basic tools can get you in and out of little fixes, but sometimes you need a bit more power in your palm. Power tools don’t have to be scary or intimidating. The right ones for the right jobs make projects go quicker. With a little information, patience, and safety-mindedness, you can become proficient in your use of power tools. ...
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Reclaim Your Closet

Do you tense up every time you open your closet door? Do you rejoice if you can even shut your closet door? Whatever your storage situation, you can get more out of your closet by getting more out of your closet and organizing what remains. Find out how to reclaim your closet and rid yourself of some wardrobe worries with these few tricks....
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Choosing the Right Lift for Your Job

Selecting the appropriate lift for your job site requires a bit of pre-planning. In addition to knowing the reach needed, you also must consider the options of the task at hand and how many workers, tools, and materials will be on the lift. Will your work be indoors or outdoors on an even or uneven surface? Will the lift need to go up steps or through narrow lined halls or doorways? Considering these questions can help determine which machine is best for your next task....
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The Nitty Gritty on Sandpaper

Despite its name, sandpaper is not actually made of sand; instead, it consists of grains or grits from natural or synthetic sources. These particles are sifted and sorted by size before being applied to paper with adhesive, thus creating the abrasive and handy helper. Selecting the correct grit of sandpaper can be confusing. Review these recommendations for the best choice for your project....
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Tools for Every Homeowner

Often times you need more than a hammer and screwdriver for those around-the-home projects. Check your toolbox, your supply closet, or that overflowing drawer for some of these items. See how many of the following tools and devices you have on hand:...
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Curb Appeal on a Budget

With very little money and a small amount of time, you can tackle some quick projects that will boost your home’s curb appeal.  While maintaining your yard and flower beds may be reoccurring tasks, some of these other projects are annual occurrences. Let’s look at a few ways you can enhance your home....
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