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Wood Fuming (AKA Smoking) Staining wood without stain Wood samples colored by Fuming. Wood fuming…

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Halting Stainless Steel Corrosion Yes stainless steel can rust? It may come as a surprise,…

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What’s a roof-over? Multiple roof layers In the roofing industry, a common cost-cutting practice is…

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Cor-Ten Steel Cor-ten steel is a type of metal used for exterior applications…

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High Water Pressure Problems Most of my clients love the idea of high…

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Wood Roof Treatments-Yes or No? We often get asked how to extend the life of…

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Thatch Roofing Thatch has to be one of the most recognizable and yet least knowable…

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Metal Roofing I just installed a new standing seam steel roof on my home and…

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What if nobody wants your old stuff? Boxes of packed heirlooms Decluttering? Guess what, estate…

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Get leveraged returns as payback for your electrical energy conservation efforts Unplugged computer cord Here…

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Carbon Monoxide-The Invisible Killer In Your Home Carbon Monoxide danger symbol You need to know…

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Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaners They are deadly to pipes, septic systems and pocketbooks And away…

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