By: mica On: February 24, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

We live in a do-it-yourself era: information is at our fingertips, tools and ideas are more available than ever, and everyone wants to try something new. It’s exciting and adventurous and most of us find it rewarding to say, “I did that myself.” But jumping into the home improvement...

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By: mica On: February 14, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

The do-it-yourself home improvement industry is booming these days, and it’s no wonder with the explosion of DIY television shows and internet sites. While entertaining, these shows and websites don’t always paint an accurate picture of what’s really involved in a project. Before you start building or remodeling, take...

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By: mica On: January 25, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

THIS MONTH IN HISTORY The month of January is rich with historic moments! Did you know that New Hampshire history stood out in the early days? It became the first of the original 13 colonies to set up an independent government in January 1776. Additionally, the New Hampshire delegation became the...

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By: mica On: January 11, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

Did you know? Contractors and home builders in New Hampshire are not required be licensed. Not only that, there is no single, industry-wide licensing program for contractors in New Hampshire, even though this is required in thirty other states. Contractor licensing was the subject of discussion on a recent...

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By: mica On: December 29, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Brrrrrrr. The cold of winter is here and for most of us, this means spending the majority of our time indoors. With all that time spent inside, you may notice areas needing repair or come up with ideas for remodeling your home’s interior. For many, winter can be the perfect time...

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By: mica On: December 28, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

When winter comes rolling in with freezing precipitation, our houses take a beating. Those icicles might look festive, and may even be considered normal for this time of the year, but they can be silently causing some very significant damage to your house’s siding, roof, and gutters. They are...

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By: mica On: December 22, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Welcome to part two of our short series on hiring the right contractor for the job. Let’s start off with another story. I have a friend who hired an electrician to do a rewiring project in her home. Like we talked about in last week’s blog, the contractor underbid...

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By: mica On: December 01, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

I wanted to share a story with you about hiring contractors. If you’ve ever had any type of home repair, remodeling, or had a home built, you’ve probably hired a contractor. Hiring the right contractor for the job is essential, and it can mean the difference between a great...

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By: mica On: November 17, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Winter is that season you either love or hate; getting bundled up to brave the cold is an inconvenience to some, while walking through a crystal-covered city is another person’s perfect afternoon. Either way, it takes just a little extra effort to get ready for winter. Keeping your home...

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By: mica On: November 08, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

It’s getting to be the time of year when folks head indoors to get away from the colder temperatures. And as the walls seem to get closer and closer over the winter months, little ideas about how to spruce things up start popping up. DIY projects start to seem...

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