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    "Eric and his crew did a masterful job of painting the walls to perfection and making sure that our chestnut woodwork was protected. He oversaw the refinishing of our living room and dining room floor that now glows. He fixed all sorts of things that got our beautiful home ready for sale. All of this Eric did with heart!"

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  • 10 Uses For Coins…Seriously!

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    When I saw this article I thought it was a joke...just being honest. But when I read the many uses for all the spare change I had in my pocket, I was taken aback. Like all Americans, we collect a lot of change and seem to forget about it. Take a look at some of these great uses for coins:

    1. Hang a Cabinet Door

    Before fastening hinges to a cabinet, ensure there'll be enough clearance along the bottom for the door to swing freely by resting it on a nickel during installation.

    2. Tighten a Screw

    A dime is just the right width to drive a standard slotted screw, making it a thrifty stand-in for a flathead screwdriver.

    3. Space Tile

    When setting tile, place pennies on end between the corners of each piece for spacers that are easy to remove.

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