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Baton Rouge

(225) 926-2031

Denham Springs

(225) 664-4126

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Types of Wood

The wood you choose for your project will depend upon the project. Some wood works great for construction; other types work better for making furniture or instruments. Familiarize yourself with the basic characteristics of these wood types in order to save yourself time and money. Wood is categorized as softwood or hardwood. Let’s look at some examples and features....
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Plumbing Tips

Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, simple plumbing tips can save you a fortune in repairs and hours of soaking up water. Review these helpful ideas and save yourself a costly plumber visit. ...
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Choosing a Door Lock

Door locks provide security for your home and your families but not every lock is the same. Choosing the lock that is right for your door can assist in keeping thieves out of your home. Look at the following features to consider. Types of Locks Deadbolt locks are simply those with a non-moving locking bolt that is manually operated by turning the locking mechanism with a key or thumb-knob....
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Weekend Living Room Renovations

Bring new life into your living room without spending a lot of cash or effort. Take a focused approach to provide a quick weekend overhaul to your space. Spruce up the Walls Choose a gallon of paint and splash on the color. Go for a dark and bold warmth or brighten your room with a lighter, energetic hue. If painting is not your thing, then opt for wallpaper with a punch – a geometric design or bold floral print. Spruce up your walls and watch how your entire room changes....
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Choosing the Correct LED Bulbs

Light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs can cut your electric cost 75-80%. These bulbs are energy efficient, last for decades, and give off good light. Yet, with the different shapes and colors of light, it can be difficult to know what to compares to your current bulbs.  Keep these five rules in mind when purchasing your LED bulbs....
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Summertime Improvements

Warm weather provides the opportunity to tackle a few of the home improvement jobs necessary before the return of winter. Whether you are updating your home’s exterior or attempting projects that require good ventilation, now is the time to get started on those summer projects....
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