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Let's Start with the Can Lights In the Kitchen There is nothing wrong with acting as your own contractor when doing a kitchen remodel or improvement. If you know the process, you can save a some money in completing the project. I was asked to help out this homeowner in getting some can lights i...
You Might Be From ActiveRain If... While the intent of Rick Obst's April Contest may be to target a geographic locality, I think that many will be able to relate better to being from ActiveRain than from Placerville, CA. It may even be more entertaining!Though only here for about four years, I ...
The Magic of Caulking There are many benefits that caulking can offer but sometimes we can get a little carried away with it's use. I recently saw a fairly new counter top that had a gap at the wall, the contractor answer was fill that gap with caulking. The gap was nearly one inch wide.
I've seen this once before I don't know a whole lo about plants and landscaping but I think I've seen this before. This cactus plant is growing a large stem that lengthens noticeably every day. I remember years ago, in another part of California, seeing this. The stem blossomed and then the enti...
My Wood Deck Has Holes In It It may make sense to have a licensed general contractor come take a look at those holes in the wood deck. Those areas that you may think are holes are actually large sections of rotted wood that is just falling out in large chucks.These area are very dangerous, some...
Check for Dry Rot Behind Those BushesAs a general contractor who has been working at removing dry rot and water damaged wood for several decades, I have seen more than my share of rotted wood in the Sacramento area. When looking for dry rot there are some common areas that this can occur.Areas o...
I don't have to grow my own food Some people are really good at growing vegetables from seeds. My experience is usually limited to the heartier plants like tomatoes, zucchini, and such. I have never tried growing beets but had some seeds and thought I'd give it a shot. They have spouted prett...
Folsom MeetUp on Wednesday This Week Love to See you There! BJ Restaurant in Folsom at 4:00pm I hope to see some of the regulars there, but always welcome the newcomer to a MeetUp. Come see what ActiveRain is all about! May 13, 2015 4:00 to 6:00pm At BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse 2730 E...
I don't see it but I think there is a piece missing. Every once in a while I come across something that just doesnt look right – something is missing! As a general rule, homes should not have openings into confined spaces. This sort of opening invites many birds, rodents and guests to use that ...
It can start as the simplest little sign. The idea a wood rot can sometimes sound like a sign of neglicect. That can lead to much of the problem, but knowing what to look for when it comes to rotted wood and where it is likely to happen is important. If you have a concern about wood rotting at ...