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Baton Rouge

(225) 926-2031

Denham Springs

(225) 664-4126

Holmes Building Materials

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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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Choosing the Correct Hammer

A hammer is more than a simple tool that pounds in nails. Hammers come in multiple designs, in a variety of weights and handle materials. Whether you are a DIYer or a professional carpenter, you need at least one good hammer. With the wide variety, how do you choose the correct one? Check out these guidelines to help you hit the nail on the head....
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Replace Your Toilet

Is it time to install a new toilet or simply reset the old one following a remodel? By completing these DIY steps, you can replace your toilet without flushing a lot of money down the drain for a plumber. Turn off the water to your toilet and let’s get going....
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Home Maintenance

Maintaining your home is an important and ongoing responsibility. Here’s a guide to several maintenance checks you, as a homeowner, can make. Call a trusted pro if you need a helping hand. 1) Moisture Gutters need to be cleaned twice a year to prevent water backing up and causing rot or rust. Check pipes under the house and in the attic on a regular basis; inspect your dishwasher for leaks, too....
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Update Your Front Door

Are you ready to make a change to your home? Look at these options to achieve a quick effect to or a longer-lasting impact from your front door. ...
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Seal Those Leaky Ducts

Looking for a simple, cheap, do-it-yourself project that can save you money? Then go check those leaky ducts. The joints in HVAC ducts can allow your hot or cool air to escape and waste your money. With minimal materials purchased and mere moments spent, you can seal those leaky joints and save some cash....
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