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    "Just a quick follow-up note on the work your crews did at my house over the last couple of weeks. In short; the porch railing, painting and tuck pointing was done professionally and looks great. More important, the crews that were out were customer service oriented, thoughtful, friendly and always let me know what was going on. I would not hesitate to recommend Reilly Painting."

    Dan H.
    Shaker Heights

  • Category Archives: Home Mechanic Tips

    The Home Automation Trend Is On the Rise

    Tweet Smart home technology is on the rise. To some it may still seem like a thing of the future – a hypothetical possibility made for The Jetsons. Now that smart phones are a staple for most of us, the … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Gadgets & Technology, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips, Security: Home and Community
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    Why Seniors Should Be Embracing Technology

    Tweet These days, millennials are often made fun of for their excessive use of technology. It’s true – they might be overdoing it. Attention spans are shortening, instant gratification is a must, and they have no work ethic. Well, that’s … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Gadgets & Technology, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips
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    What You Need to Know About Storm Safety

    Tweet Not everyone prepares for the bad things that might happen. But the truth is, it’s important to do so. It’s thunderstorm season for us, and we also get hit with a lot of the outlying weather from hurricanes this … Continue reading

    Filed under: Gadgets & Technology, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips
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    Is Your Home Prepared for This Stormy Weather?

    Tweet It’s thunderstorm season, and that’s already been proven here in Cleveland. It seems like every weekend there’s a torrential downpour. The storms aren’t over yet, so we’d like to give you some helpful tips on how to prepare your … Continue reading

    Filed under: Basement, Home Mechanic Tips, Roofing
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    Stop Asking Dumb Questions

    Tweet My mom is a middle school teacher and even she knows it’s a myth that “there are no stupid questions.” Certainly you’ve heard yourself ask a stupid question and wished you hadn’t. Maybe you weren’t sure how else to … Continue reading

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    Lifehacker’s List of Essential iPad Apps

    Tweet   Lifehacker, if you’ve never heard of it, is a website dedicated to helping you become a more productive, more satisfied member of society. They’ve recently compiled a list of all their favorite iPad apps. Some are on the … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Gadgets & Technology, Home Mechanic Tips
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    Apartment Renters Q&A

    Tweet   If you’re a renter, you’ve most likely had questions about noise or rent that you couldn’t find the answers to. Are your neighbor’s dogs too loud? Here’s what you can do: Start by documenting the noise. Write down … Continue reading

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    Getting That Junk Out of Your House

    Tweet So you’ve reached that point where you look around your house and realize you have too much stuff. What do you do? It’s not as if the prospect of throwing all your junk in the trash has any appeal. … Continue reading

    Filed under: De-clutter Your Home, Home Mechanic Tips, Support Local
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    Tips For a Less Stressful Move

    Tweet Moving is going to be stressful, no matter what. But there are ways to make the move less stressful. One thing you can do is not procrastinate: If you wait too long to hire a mover, your choices may … Continue reading

    Filed under: De-clutter Your Home, Home Mechanic Tips
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    DIY in Less Than an Hour

    Tweet   Need something to do this weekend? Want to make something? Whether you’d call yourself handy or not, Lifehacker compiled a list of quick and easy DIY projects that anyone can do. You’ve seen those romantic backyard theater pictures … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Gardening & Landscaping, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips
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