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How to Build a Deck (with 120+ Pics, Diagrams, Pro-Tips, & Helpful Links)
Ethan | May 25, 2016
How to Build a Deck (with 120+ Pics, Diagrams, Pro-Tips, & Helpful Links)

If you’re a regular reader, you know this detailed guide is the culmination of many days shadowing expert general contractor and carpenter Steve Wartman. I was on-site as he and his crew built this deck, taking pictures of the progress, documenting the work and discovering tips and tricks. I’m convinced that there’s no better way to learn how to tackle home improvement projects than following a licensed contractor through a build. If you enjoy this article, check out our other Project Guides. To stay current on all... 

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Sun Joe Pressure Joe SPX3000 Review
Ethan | May 14, 2016
Sun Joe Pressure Joe SPX3000 Review

About a month ago, Snow Joe + Sun Joe sent us a sample unit of their SPX3000 electric pressure washer. We put this pressure washer to the test cleaning composite decking, a pvc rail system, some stucco concrete and other odds-and-ends. The SPX3000 was great for removing heavy mildew and other stubborn stains. We were especially pleased with the Total Stop System (TSS) which automatically shuts off the pump when the trigger isn’t engaged. This is a great mid-range pressure washer and an excellent option for those looking to avoid... 

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GIVEAWAY & Creativity Unleashed Link Party: Week 131!
Jocie | July 28, 2016
GIVEAWAY & Creativity  Unleashed Link Party: Week 131!

Welcome back to the Creativity Unleashed Link Party, where you inspire us with your most recent decor, crafts, DIY, and recipes and have a chance to win a new giveaway every week, this week sponsored by Woodcraft and their new Furniture Paint Line!! The BIG winner and Mega Rockstar this week are this amazing DIY Patio Table Makeover from Pretend Farm Girl! Link Party & Mega Rockstar Contest! What’s the deal with the Mega Rockstar Contest, you ask? Every week, each host picks a Rockstar from the projects that were... 

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