Category Archives: Weekly Projects

Earth Day April 22nd: Plant a Tree!

As communities grow, it is becoming more common to strip areas of trees to build homes, stores, and businesses. The loss of trees significantly affects the environment and the visual appeal of the world around us. Even a single tree can make a difference. This Earth Day, on April 22nd, consider planting a tree in your yard to help the planet. Trees are a vital part of our ecosystem. They absorb and cleanse the air of excess carbon dioxide, like that from car exhaust. They can also filter out other pollutant gases such as sulfur dioxide, ammonia, ozone, and nitrogen oxide. Acting as a natural …

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Spring Maintenance – Interior | Spring Cleaning

Spring brings many things – new flowers, longer days, warm breezes, brighter light bulbs. Wait, what? Yes, you read correctly! Doing some spring cleaning inside your home means tackling some chores that are easily forgotten about throughout the year. A deeper clean once a year gives your home a fresh feel that is easier to maintain and not a speck of dust in sight. So throw open those windows, let the fresh air flow in and get ready to do some good old fashioned spring cleaning. Smoke Detectors: Twice a year, you should change the batteries in your smoke detectors. It’s easy to remember when …

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How to install a light fixture

Simple electrical issues can be done without calling your electrician. Little things like replacing a light fixture can be done by you, as long as you have the right know-how. Just remember, if anything seems wrong or you aren’t sure about the process, it’s better to be safe than sorry and you should call a professional for help! Start by finding the right breaker or fuse for the fixture and turning it off. Double check it’s off by turning the light switch on and off several times. As long as the light stays off, you turned off the correct circuit. You can even check with …

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