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Every car should have a tool box. Here the items that should be in the tool box: Set of jumper cables, can of "Fix A Flat", set of screw drivers, a pair of pliers, flashlight (with good batteries) roll of duct tape, half of a gallon of anti freeze (if you have room) paper towels, bungee cords. Y...
09/20/2009
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  How many times have you had a repair person to come to your home to make a repair? Did the person show up when expected? Did they conduct themselves in a professional manner? Did they make a mess and not clean it up? Did they charge what you were told up front? Were the charges higher than you ...
09/20/2009
Have you ever bought something that you had to assemble to find that the pieces don't fit together? This is one of the most frustrating things that happens in our business. It is especially frustrating when the product is a special order product. Most of the time, we just package the product up ...
09/20/2009
Right now is a great time to remodel you home. There are some really good deals out there on building products and appliances. It makes more sense to remodel now and enjoy the home improvements that your made before you sell your home. Then when the real estate market comes back around and you w...
09/20/2009
This is an interesting article.The recent debate over on Norma Toering’s post about whether or not a plasma tv attached to the wall is a fixture or not reminds me of a sale I had earlier this year. It all ended well and never degenerated into a “war” but it did bring up some issues that will very...
09/20/2009
One of the many houses that we have lived in and remodeled over the years needed more cabinet space. We decided to move the refrigerator and added additional lower cabinets. We were able to match the cabinet doors on the bottom cabinets by using the doors from the laundry room that just happened...
09/20/2009
  Now is a great time to check all of your windows to make sure that the caulking is in good shape. It is amazing how much cool air you can lose around your windows. A lot of people are not aware that caulking is not a permanent product. It should be checked at least every two years. It will brea...
09/20/2009
Many of us like to go and tour the annual Spartanburg Home Builders Association tour of homes. This weekend is the last weekend for the tour this year. The houses are all built by local quality builders. The featured subdivision is Shallow Brook and is located off of highway 417 in Moore, South C...
05/19/2009
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American Idol was exciting tonight, the wife and I watched as both Adam and Chris performed. Chris really did a good job on his first song, but it was all down hill from there, in our opinion. Adam, as usual rocked all three of his songs, as the judges have said, he could sing the phone book. The...
05/19/2009
My Dad's Corn Bread   Ingredients:   4 cups corn meal (mix - any brand - self rising) ½ tsp salt Pinch of baking soda 3 to 4 pinches of baking powder 1 egg Buttermilk - as needed Olive oil - as needed  Preheat oven to 425 Pour olive oil in pan* & heat in oven until hot Mix all other ingredients -...
05/15/2009
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