Dry Fitting A New Medicine Cabinet.

I am installing a new medicine cabinet to replace a “builder’s grade” one. The old medicine cabinet was very dated, and also very small. The new cabinet is larger and, of a more modern design. The new cabinet had to be moved upward to accommodate a...

Jobs that some contractors reject.

Let’s face it, most contractors want big jobs. Unfortunately, that leaves the little jobs undone. Sometimes folks will turn them into DIY projects, but the results can range from OK to a very homemade look. I like doing the big jobs too, but I also know that...

Repairing Damaged Shingles

I have a regular customer who calls me when the shingles on his roof fall off. His house is less than 10 years old, but his building contractor installed his roof shingles improperly. When it is windy they literally blow off. I have replaced sections of his roof and...

Why Insulate A Garage Ceiling?

A customer of mine has a room above his garage that he uses as a work-from-home office. Unfortunately, the room is cold in the winter and hot in the summer. Since he spends a great deal of time in that space he was looking for a solution to this climate control...

Upgrading Your HVAC System

I am currently working with a customer to remediate a temperature regulation problem in his home, which was build in the 1990s. The home had a standard HVAC system and standard insulation for that time. The customer works from home in a dormered office, which is above...