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November/December Hot Products
Hot Products

November/December Hot Products

              Wolmanized Wood University A new educational program from Arch Wood Protection Inc. addresses the wood-treatment process and proper use of preserved wood products. Wolmanized Wood University features how-to videos, printed and online materials that focus on how treated wood is made and its intended uses. Additional content covers how to identify properly treated […]

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The Big Benefits of Snow Melting Systems
Alternative Heating

The Big Benefits of Snow Melting Systems

Clear the Path By Rob Robillard                   In the Northeast, winter means shoveling and salting your walkway and stairs to keep your home accessible. The common theme amongst many a Northerner is that shoveling stinks! I recently discovered one solution is to install a snow melting system. A heated walkway or driveway […]

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Zone Heating for the Home
Alternative Heating

Zone Heating for the Home

                  Get in the Zone By Matt Weber Zone heating is an efficient method for optimizing the way you warm your home. The goal is to save money that’s otherwise wasted by heating unoccupied areas that don’t need conditioning. Studies have shown that typical occupants spend 80 percent of the time in […]

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Build a Stone Firepit
Masonry/Stone

Build a Stone Firepit

  Build a simple firepit in a weekend and add ambience to your backyard. Find inspiration here, and then follow our step-by-step guidelines to create your own cozy outdoor retreat, where your guests can enjoy nightly tall tales, ghost stories, or sing-alongs.   Good to Know If you need a portable solution, Lowe’s carries a variety of freestanding fire bowls […]

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DIY Shock & Strut Installation
Automotive

DIY Shock & Strut Installation

Strut Like a Pro – This DIY Shock/Strut Installation Saves Owners Time and Money It wasn’t to the point of needing a Dramamine patch behind the ear, but my 2002 Chevy TrailBlazer’s ride and handling seemed to have become a lot more “boaty” over the past year. It wasn’t unexpected: 67,000 miles, mostly over country roads and pot-hole-ridden city streets […]

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