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    Fortunately I just found out from the Shaker Heights housing inspector that everything passed inspection and that all of the violations have been successfully corrected. David did an excellent job in coordinating and assuring high-quality work on all of the many projects that were done here. We will definitely use Reilly Painting again in the future for other projects.

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  • 5 Home Projects to Tackle Before Labor Day

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    September: For students, this means shopping for back to school clothes, binders, notebooks, pencils, highlighters and batteries for that confusing calculator. For adults, it is a time to set goals to accomplish around the house. Whether it means painting the guest room, cutting those branches down in the backyard or re-tiling the bathroom floor, there is always something to do. Here are the 5 Home Projects to accomplish before Labor Day:

    Curb Appeal Projects

    Get going on outdoor projects that can increase your home value and up your curb appeal, such as exterior painting, landscaping or installing a new front door. Paint won’t cure in cold or wet weather, so tackle this big project before the weather takes a turn.

    Clean and Caulk Windows

    Make things a bit clearer by taking time to clean the outside of your windows. While you clean them, take note of any cracks or any places that may need caulking. Sealing your windows (and doors) well will ensure your home stays warmer and your utility bill stays lower during the colder winter months.

    Scrub and Seal Your Deck

    Your deck gets a beating year-round from rain and snow and freezing temperatures during the winter and sun and dry air during the summer. Give it a scrub with approved deck cleaner to get rid of mold, then apply a stain or sealant to protect it from rain and snow during the upcoming months.

    Clean out the Garage (or other spaces)

    It’s no fun to labor in a garage in the dead of winter, so get de-cluttering and organizing now when the weather is nicer. Donate unwanted items to charity or host a garage sale.

    Seal the Driveway

    If you’re seeing cracks or holes in your driveway this summer, they will most likely get worse with winter weather. Seal or repair your driveway to prevent further damage. Additionally, asphalt pavement doesn’t cure as well in cold weather; if you are considering a paved driveway, summer is the time to do it.

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