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  • Considering improvements to your home? Some of the most common feedback that we receive from homeowners is they want to update but aren't sure what to do. Often it is not how much, but how you spend to make the biggest impact in your home that will also help increase the value. Designer touches can be surprisingly affordable with a good plan. Refreshing kitchen, bath and family living areas ...
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  • Common handyman tips for your home

    Posted By MyGuy || 3-Sep-2014

    When it comes to home repairs and improvements, we as the handyman experts have seen it all. We have experience in nearly every aspect of the home. Calling a professional for your home repair projects can save you time and trouble of trying to figure it out and research the project yourself. However, as the handyman experts we recognize that not all home projects need the attention of a ...
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  • Professional landscaping adds value

    Posted By MyGuy || 1-Aug-2014

    Professional landscape installation is crucial for your home. The unique professional landscape design can benefit the homeowner in many ways. Homeowners can benefit with increased outdoor living and entertaining space. This can help increase your property value, add security, help provide more water and utility savings, increase enjoyable family time and also help provide an overall ...
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  • Save on your utility bill this summer

    Posted By MyGuy || 9-Jun-2014

    Did you know that according to the federal government's "Energy Star" heating and cooling guide, the average household spends more than $2,200.00 a year on energy bills, with nearly half of this going to heating and cooling costs? If you are like most homeowners, as long as your cooling and heating system is keeping you comfortable, you don't give it much thought. As we continue ...
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  • Furnace Fires! Be Safe this winter.

    Posted By MyGuy || 12-Dec-2013

    Did you know that almost half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling? Therefore, you can see how important it is to make smart decisions about your home’s or office heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system because it can have a big effect on your utility bills and comfort in your home or office. Be sure to have your HVAC equipment tuned up yearly.A ...
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  • Repair the bumps or damaged areas in your carpet

    Posted By MyGuy || 10-Dec-2013

    Are you bothered by a carpet with unsightly and dangerous bumps, creases or ripples? Carpets seem to have a life of their own. One day they are fresh and new and then a year or so later they seem loose and lifeless. What happened? Is that normal in the life of your carpet? Carpeting and flooring in general is one of the most expensive investments that a typical home owner will purchase. What if ...
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  • Want to update your kitchen without the hassle or expense of replacing the cabinets? Maybe you've just purchased a beautiful new home but hate the cabinets. If you're cabinet boxes are still in good condition and you're happy with your layout or want to keep your countertops but want to update or change the look of your cabinets, you don't have to start over and replace it all. Try ...
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  • 7 Great reasons to add a sunroom

    Posted By MyGuy || 19-Sep-2013

    Your home is the cornerstone of your life. It’s your place to rest and relax, spend time with the people you love, build your future, celebrate your successes. And for most of us, it’s very likely the largest single investment you’ve ever made. So when it’s time to create an Arizona lifestyle at your home, choose your sunroom, patio enclosure or patio covers carefully. The ...
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  • Summer storms don't have to mean bad air

    Posted By MyGuy || 7-Sep-2013

    Summer storms don't have to mean bad air Breathing these days can be serious business. Dirt from the Haboobs carries spores (both mold and Valley Fever), allergens, germs, microbes and infectious disease. Although the HVAC systems are closed systems, Evaporative coolers and the building envelope of many homes allow the infiltration of the fine dust and particulates carried in the desert ...
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  • Decorative concrete coatings

    Posted By MyGuy || 18-Jun-2013

    In Arizona, outdoor living is a year round way of life. From swimming pools and spas to outdoor kitchens and BBQ’s, utilizing one’s outdoor space as an extension to one’s home is huge! When considering outdoor living, great attention is placed on furniture and accessories for the patio and pool area. And when decorating your house, you wouldn’t disregard the carpet, tile, ...
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  • Don't get caught in the dark

    Posted By MyGuy || 13-Jun-2013

    Summer is quickly approaching and you don’t want to be caught in the dark when it hits. Adding some new lighting around the outside of your home could be exactly what you need to brighten up those summer nights and help you enjoy the outdoors in the comfort of your own backyard. Here are a few suggestions that the electrical contractors recommend that to help you enjoy the summer. The ...
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  • Do you find that you spend much less time on your patio or decking area in the hot Arizona sunny days, because it is simply too hot? Why not extent the life of your outdoor living space by adding a residential misting or fogging system? It is much more affordable than in the past and provides comfort for your family and animals even in our hot Arizona heat. You can enjoy your patio all long with ...
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  • Repair don't replace your carpet

    Posted By MyGuy || 22-Apr-2013

    According to the Phoenix, ToFixIt carpet repair experts, they will often get a call from a frantic homeowner or renter who has just discovered what their pet has done to the carpet. They have seen damage from ferrets, monkeys, cats, dogs, birds and half the circus. Pets can chew, scratch and otherwise damage your carpet. Things get dropped and spilled and are not easily cleanable like red wine, ...
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  • Is your door out of whack?

    Posted By MyGuy || 1-Apr-2013

    Have you thought about an expert handyman for your simple door repairs? These can be very tricky and need a professional to get it done right. According to the ToFixIt handyman experts, "we repair a lot of doors." Therefore, they wanted share with you some ideas on what may cause doors to get a little out of “whack.” There are many types of door problems: out-of-alignment ...
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  • Signs you need more attic insulation

    Posted By MyGuy || 28-Mar-2013

    Did you know that there are studies, by the government indicating that almost 50% of the energy we use in our homes, either to heat or cool is wasted? This can make a huge difference in your utility bills each month. How do you know if your home is a good candidate for more insulation in your attic? There are few things to be aware of that might indicate you need more insulation in your house and ...
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  • Energy efficient roofs

    Posted By MyGuy || 6-Mar-2013

    Did you know that there are products for your roofing needs that can help you save money? Replacing your entire roof or just a portion of it can be a costly investment for any homeowner. Roofs are more than waterproofing; it is needed to hold up the structure of your home as well as keeping the contents and your family safe and secure. Contact the ToFixIt trust certified professional roofing ...
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  • Simplify your life

    Posted By MyGuy || 21-Feb-2013

    A professional junk removal service can be a breath of fresh air. Are those holiday gifts taking over that last fragment of space at home? Toying with the idea of moving or adding on to your home to get more free or cleared space? Does another storage unit seem like the only answer? What if there was a way to get the extra space or cleared out room you want without the hassle of moving or the ...
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  • Go green when you clean

    Posted By MyGuy || 31-May-2012

    Hiring a green home cleaning service is more than convenience and time-savings. Green cleaning is about protecting you and your family's health, while ensuring your home is a clean and relaxing environment-something we all need with todays hectic pace. Even products that are non-toxic and biodegradable can create health risks. One problem with cleaning chemicals is that exposure can occur from ...
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  • Update and add value to your home with paint

    Posted By MyGuy || 29-May-2012

    A fresh coat of paint is one of the best and most economical ways to update and add value to your home. Like building a wardrobe, selecting a paint palette for your living space is a great form of personal expression. But be aware that the shades of paint you see on a color card or even in the paint can, often looks a lot different when applied to an entire room. To help avoid surprises, follow ...
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  • Carpet Buying Guide

    Posted By MyGuy || 14-May-2012

    Comfortable, colorful and versatile are among the many reasons that carpet is one of the most popular types of floor covering. This carpet guide demonstrates how much there is to know about this fashionable and affordable flooring choice. There’s nothing like the soft feel of a nice carpet. Warm in winter and cool in summer, it makes any room more inviting as a place to relax with friends, ...
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  • Quick and easy money saving tips

    Posted By MyGuy || 15-Apr-2012

    Did you know that with these 3 simple tips from the experts you can start to save money now. Replace a single drippy faucet which can waste 212 gallons of water per month. Install low flow toilets. This will save you 3.5 gallons per flush. Install low-flow shower heads to save you between 10% to 16% of water heating costs and reduce your water usage by 20,000 gallons per year. Install ceiling ...
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  • Lower Your Energy Bills

    Posted By MyGuy || 23-Mar-2012

    One of the main reasons for higher energy bills, especially in the summer time is lack of attic insulation. Adding it to any structure is one of easiest and most cost effective ways of lowering these bills. As a rule of thumb you should have at least 12 to 24 inches of insulation in your attic, covering the duct work, plumbing pipes and cold air returns. Basically if you can see the tops of the ...
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  • Add value to your house today

    Posted By MyGuy || 21-Feb-2012

    Fencing can add curb appeal and property value to the exterior of any style house. They also provide a second barrier of safety to the entrances of your home. There are many options of fencing available to choose from offering a variety of wide range of purposes. They can help muffle traffic noise, increase protection from the strong winds of the monsoon and even provide shade while enhancing your ...
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  • The Importance of a Good Front Door

    Posted By MyGuy || 13-Feb-2012

    Your front door makes a big difference to the overall appearance of your home. it can be replaced at a fraction of the cost it would be to redo the exterior of your home it is a key focal point improves curb appeal and tells visitors and neighbors a lot about you provide you and your family security keep out unwanted insects such as scorpions and spiders from entering your home If your front door ...
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  • Do you need more room

    Posted By MyGuy || 12-Jan-2012

    Now that the holidays are over, how do we get everything back to normal? Look around. Does your house look over-crowded? Where do you store all of the holiday stuff, when you already have stuff stored in every nook and cranny? Some people may be so organized that storage is not a problem for them. But to most of us finding storage space is not an easy problem to solve. When the question of storage ...
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