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    Thanks! Your crew was great. Bruce was especially thorough, skillful and polite. A great job by all and the best paint job we've ever had. See you in the fall!

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  • Category Archives: Home Mechanic Tips

    DIY Ladder Safety

    Tweet Spring is here, and this may mean you’re grabbing the ladder to hang some fresh flowers or wash the windows. The most common type of ladder in the home is a stepladder. Mariette Mifflin, About’s Guide to Housewares, offers … Continue reading

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    Tips For Clearing That Drain

    Tweet Tired of that clogged drain? Take a look at some of these tips for a cleaner, more useful bathroom. • The first tool to reach for when trouble arises is a plunger. This plumber’s friend clears clogs from most fixtures, … Continue reading

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    Get That Garage Organized

    Tweet It’s time to start organizing that garage! With Spring finally here, plan a major garage cleanup on a Saturday or Sunday! Take a look at some of these tips courtesy of DIY Network: If your car is out on … Continue reading

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    Springing Into Action: DIY Updates

    Tweet With Spring finally here, your list of things to do around the house has probably been piling up. Here are some tips for tackling those jobs, courtesy of eHow Home: Anthony Gilchriest, a professional handyman in Los Angeles, California, … Continue reading

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    The Most Common Lawn Problems

    Tweet  Take a look at these common lawn problems that can be very destructive towards your garden. If you need help with your lawn, give The Home Mechanics a call today! The biggest challenge in regards to good lawn care is … Continue reading

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    Projects That Will Ruin the Value of Your Home

    Tweet Beware of these projects that could kill the value of your home! Contact Reilly Painting, your Home Mechanics, that handle all areas of home repair. Be careful when converting rooms Renovating your basement, attic or garage into an additional room? … Continue reading

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    Save Money This Summer

    TweetEnergy costs are a year-round worry for homeowners. Now that winter is over, it isn’t the frosty weather you need to worry about, but rather the heat. The days are brighter and the weather is finally getting warmer. Soon the … Continue reading

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    Be a More Independent Senior

    TweetThe elderly are the fastest-growing population group in the world, according to this study. Although you may be bombarded with pamphlets and pressure to move to an assisted-living home, the vast majority of seniors are living outside of an institution. … Continue reading

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    Why Do Dishes Come Out Cloudy After The Dishwasher?

    TweetYou would think when you’re dishwasher is finished cleaning your dishes, they would come out clean and shiny right? Well there are those few times when they come out looking cloudy, and worse off then when you put them in … Continue reading

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    …And Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!

    TweetWritten by Mike Ferrante We’ve all heard that children’s rhyme, “Good night, sleep tight, and don’t let the bed bugs bite”, right? Well, I have to admit, when I was kid, I put bed bugs in the same category as … Continue reading

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