Thinking Spring

My daughter is eight years old and often asks the most interesting questions.  So in a pre-emptive strike, I did a little research to find out why they call Spring Spring before she asks so I’ll seem smarter then I really am.  I also looked up “why is the sky blue”, but couldn’t make sense… Read more »

Drywall vs Plaster

Over a cup of coffee a friend had asked  my opinion on using plaster vs drywall to finish interior walls.  Well to be frank, I’ve done a lot of drywall installation and repairs but other than tearing down plaster walls my knowledge is limited when it comes to plaster.  So with that I started to… Read more »

Time Change Quiz

The end of daylight savings time (DST) offers a good reminder to take care of some simple home maintenance tasks.    Here are a few annual chores that need to be done to make sure everything in your home is in good working order: Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors (replace batteries annually) Test ground… Read more »