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Diamond Certified Experts: Getting Your Furnace Winter-Ready

Posted on October 16, 2018 by James Florence

It’s autumn once again—the season of scarves, colorful leaves and pumpkin everything. However, with winter right around the corner, it’s also a time to prepare for the upcoming cold, wet weather. One of the most important aspects of winter preparation is making sure your furnace is in proper operating condition, which isn’t as easy as it sounds. To help you hit all the bases, we’ve asked seven Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to provide their furnace-related tips. Read more

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Video: Three Ways to Downsize Your Belongings

Posted on July 19, 2018 by James Florence

Earlier this week, we posted an article featuring expert tips on preparing for a move. One recommendation was downsizing your belongings to avoid a steep moving bill. To learn more about the downsizing process, watch this informative video by Mario Batz, general manager of Johnson & Daly Moving & Storage in San Rafael.

 

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Diamond Certified Experts: Preparing for a Move

Posted on July 17, 2018 by James Florence

Due to its sheer size and scope, a moving project requires a great deal of preparation. To help you stay on track with preparing for your move, we’ve asked five Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to provide their pro tips. Read more

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Diamond Certified Experts: Three Steps to Save Water in Your Yard

Posted on May 15, 2018 by James Florence

While drought conditions have subsided in the Bay Area, water conservation remains as important as ever. After all, there’s no telling what the future holds, and if the past has taught us anything, it’s that we can’t afford to take our most precious resource for granted. So, if you haven’t already taken steps to reduce your water consumption, now is the time.

According to sources, more than half of the total water usage in California households goes to yard and lawn irrigation. With this in mind, if you want to maximize the impact of your water-saving strategy, the first place you should look is outside your home. There are many ways to save water in your yard, Read more

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Video: How to Attach a Deck to a House

Posted on March 15, 2018 by James Florence

Earlier this week, we posted an article featuring expert tips on building a new deck. One of these tips expressed the importance of proper waterproofing when attaching a deck to a house. To learn about this process in greater detail, watch this informative video by Steve Labourdette of Labourdette Construction.

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Diamond Certified Experts: Deck Construction 101

Posted on March 13, 2018 by James Florence

Few things can augment a home’s livability like the addition of a deck. This is especially true in the Bay Area, where the prevalence of warm, sunny weather can translate to many hours of outdoor enjoyment. If you’re thinking about adding a deck to your home, it’s a good idea to learn about the process so you can make educated choices. To help you do this, we’ve asked four Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to share their insights on deck construction. Read more

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Video: How to Polish Out a Scratch on Your Car

Posted on January 11, 2018 by James Florence

Earlier this week, we posted an article featuring expert tips on DIY auto body care. One of the tips provided was a procedure for polishing out a minor surface scratch on a car’s body. To see this procedure performed in person, watch this video by Tom Trago of Anchor Auto Body.

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