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Must Have Tools for Portland Homeowners

Buying a home entails completing projects you’ve never had to worry about before. This can be a big change for first-time Portland homeowners. When you own a home, you’re in charge and it’s important to have the tools you need to fix things around the house. To help new homeowners build the tool set they […]

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7 ways to add curb appeal

How to Add Curb Appeal

We all have that one neighbor. You know, the one with the gorgeous house and yard that make us feel like slobs in comparison. Know what I mean? Your neighbor’s house has curb appeal. (That just means their property looks great from the street.) But how do they do it? It’s easier than you think! […]

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How to Hang Christmas Lights Safely

One of the most magical things about the holiday season is driving through neighborhoods to see the glittering Christmas lights on display against the night sky. While we all enjoy the festive glow of Christmas lights, they don’t get hung by themselves! There are some risks associated with hanging holiday lights outside your home, like […]

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DIY Roofing: The Hazards and Pitfalls

We get it – home improvement repairs can be rather expensive. It seems like there’s always something around the house that needs fixing. Some homeowners like to try to fix things themselves to save cash, which is understandable. It also might give you a feeling of satisfaction to do it yourself. Some repairs are easy, […]

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What To Do If My Roof Is Leaking

You wake up in the morning to hear a loud crash echo throughout your house. In a panic, you spring out of bed to see if the end of the world is really coming. As you walk into your living room you see that the culprit of the noise was the old maple tree in […]

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Fix Clogged and Leaky Gutters

Ways to Prevent Rain Gutter Failure Here in the Willamette Valley we know our rain. Umbrellas, waterproof jackets, rain boots, and more. There are many ways that we prepare ourselves to withstand the wetness. But what protection does your home have? Rain gutters are an integral part of your roof. Taking the gallons of water […]

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