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MasterCraft Steel Door Installation – Edgerton, Ohio

MasterCraft Steel Door Installation – Edgerton, Ohio

MASTERCRAFT steel doors carry an industry-leading lifetime warranty, and they are Energy Star Rated, featuring a high-density polyurethane foam core and aluminum adjustable no-rot sill. These are GREAT DOORS offered at a great price from Menards!  In this particular job, the homeowner paid a little extra to have the door painted white (10 year warranty… Continue Reading

Garage Door Vinyl Trim Update – Edgerton, Ohio

Garage Door Vinyl Trim Update – Edgerton, Ohio

Does your garage door trim look like the picture below?  Rotten, decaying, and hardly able to hold paint?  If you let this go too long, you will start to get water damage to the subsurface and structure around the garage door.  It is relatively easy to upgrade to maintenance-free vinyl trim, if you wish.  The… Continue Reading

TimberCrest Premium Vinyl Siding Installation – Edgerton, Ohio

TimberCrest Premium Vinyl Siding Installation – Edgerton, Ohio

BOLD!  I always install premium TimberCrest vinyl siding for many reasons. Although it is a bit pricier ($90 per square vs. $50 per square – $120 for darker color options), I prefer it because you honestly get what you pay for. Features of TIMBERCREST PREMIUM VINYL SIDING include a wider variety of deeper color choices… Continue Reading

Wall & Chimney Removal / Home Remodel – Bryan, Ohio

Wall & Chimney Removal / Home Remodel – Bryan, Ohio

WHO LOVES AN OPEN CONCEPT!  We completed a lot of projects with this home outside of Bryan, but the main step which made everything else possible was eliminating a load-bearing wall to create a large, open space out of three smaller rooms.  This process, though, also involved removing an old brick chimney which was no… Continue Reading

Bathroom Remodel – Antwerp, Ohio

Bathroom Remodel – Antwerp, Ohio

COMPLETELY NEW LOOK – Every aspect of this old bathroom was addressed.  The old cast iron tub was removed along with the cheap stick-on surround (which was leaking profusely).  I like to install a new fiberglass/acrylic tub and nail-to-stud surround for a quality look and ease of cleaning.  Likewise, I install the tub in a… Continue Reading

Owens Corning TruDefinition Duration Shingle Roof Replacement

Owens Corning TruDefinition Duration Shingle Roof Replacement

BEST ROOF IN THE BUSINESS!  Once again, I’ve got another happy customer who has received the best roof in the business.  Four layers were removed from the upper portion (three asphalt and wood shake), which means we needed to install some OSB sheeting.  The lower portion was only two layers of asphalt, and only required… Continue Reading

Porch Refurbish (Rails & Post Wrap) – Hicksville, Ohio

Porch Refurbish (Rails & Post Wrap) – Hicksville, Ohio

Who hates to paint?? ME!  And I’m sure you do as well…  This homeowner felt the same sentiment.  The old wooden rails on this porch were removed and replaced with Fypon QuickRail Premium White Synthetic Rails (lifetime warranty).  They are virtually maintenance free and resist decay, warping, fading, chipping, splintering, and rust.  In addition, we… Continue Reading

Treated Wood Deck Construction – Hicksville, Ohio

Treated Wood Deck Construction – Hicksville, Ohio

This deck is a beast!  It’s basically two completely separate decks that are connected by a 32′ x 4′ walkway, not to mention that the deck surface is 9′ off the ground.  The new deck follows the same footprint as the old; however, I gave the new deck a few upgrades.  For one, the previous… Continue Reading