Blog entries tagged with 'roofing'

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A Shop for Dan #14: Harvesting the roof

09-13-2014 04:24 PM by Dan Lyke | 15 comments »

Been a while since we’ve done a workshop update. The roof has been keeping us in strawberries and basil all summer, and is starting to deliver on other herbs.

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House Renovation #1: A Family and Friend Renovation

02-22-2011 02:05 AM by chief101 | 3 comments »

My first adventure in refurbishing was in 1974. I added a 17×27 addition to my ranch style home in Northfield Village, Ohio. I built it myself with the help of friends and a few issues of Time Do It Yourself magazines. These were very popular at the time and extremely helpful. The addition had a cathedral ceiling, main room 17×19, exposed beam, an 8×13 laundry room, in ceiling stereo speakers, and recessed lighting. One wall 17ft was an all split brick fireplace. Mason Bill Swa...

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5 Ways to Ready Your Home (and your enjoyment of it) for Winter

11-22-2010 11:20 PM by Mike Blank, CGR CAPS | 2 comments »

As the famous Christmas carol goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, coupled with the magic of the season, can be harsh winter weather. Freezing temperatures, ice, wind and snow can pose a direct threat to your home. Is your home ready to be your winter retreat? Now is the time to find out! Here are five popular and sensible ways to get your home ready for the winter: 1. Exterior Home Inspection – Stop issues before they start! Harsh weather can happen all y...

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Emsberry Corner #1: Our journey

07-10-2010 04:17 PM by Brian & Carey | 1 comment »

Our home today and the story of how we got there. We bought a piece of land in September 1998 and it was just covered in port jackson (alien trees) and we had to start clearing before we could even get onto the property. Next we had to create a driveway for our car to get to where we wanted to build. All of this was done by myself, my hubby Brian and our three daughters and every now and then a few friends and family.We then built a 3 car garage and moved into that as a makeshift ho...

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