Repairs & Installation

Danny Lipford applies mortar to the chimney crown.

How to Install a Chimney Cap

Installing a chimney cap can help to prevent mold, mildew and moisture from damaging your home, while the mesh cage reduces fire hazards and keeps birds, squirrels and other animals out of the chimney. Learn More »

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How to stop a constantly running toilet

How to Stop a Constantly Running Toilet

Homeowners with older houses often ask how they can stop a constantly running toilet. There are a couple of simple causes with equally simple fixes.

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Spring is a great time for cleaning, making repairs, and adding some curb appeal to your home's exterior.

Sprucing Up Your Home’s Exterior for Spring

Spring means most people will be spending more time outside, enjoying the back yard, and taking walks in the neighborhood. Here are a few ideas for cleaning, repairing, and improving the curb appeal of your home’s exterior.

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Cleaning the dryer vent screen.

Dryer Vent Safety Tips

A buildup of lint in the dryer or its vent pipe could not only reduce the efficiency of the dryer, but it could also be a fire hazard. Watch this video for dryer vent safety tips.

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Single story ranch house with almond colored vinyl siding, brown shutters, and white trim.

Home Energy Efficiency Improvement Project

Find out how we improved the energy efficiency of my daughter’s home by replacing the heating and cooling system and adding insulation under the floor. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford installing a ceiling medallion.

How to Install a Polyurethane Ceiling Medallion

Installing a ceiling medallion is an easy DIY project and a great way to dress up a room. Watch this video to find out how to install a ceiling medallion in your home.

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Disconnecting the wires to a ceiling fan light switch.

How to Fix a Paddle Ceiling Fan Light Switch

Watch this video to find out how to test and replace a defective paddle ceiling fan pull chain light switch.

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Man in blue shirt laying tile on cement backer board on a plywood subfloor.

Tiling Over Concrete and Wood Floors

Watch this video for tips on how to lay ceramic or porcelain tile over concrete and wood subfloors.

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