BLACK+DECKER Giveaway and How to Install a Window Valance

Posted by John on June 13th, 2016

(This post is sponsored by BLACK+DECKER, but the content and the opinions expressed here are my own) So it’s been a while since my last blog post, mostly because I’ve been hard at work on CabinetsfromScratch.com.  If I’m not writing blog posts, it usually means I’m not working on the house.  Consequently, my honey-do list […]

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UV Window Film

Posted by John on July 21st, 2013

There are a number of projects that I wish I never put off after we moved in our new home three years ago.  This is one of them.  We’re talking about UV window film.  To make matters worse, we bought the material for this project over a year ago.  This thin, cellophane like plastic wrap […]

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Bug Proofing Garage Windows

Posted by John on July 1st, 2013

This past weekend, between family reunions and thunderstorms, I was able to validate a new idea for keeping bugs out of my garage windows.  As I mentioned in my last post on this topic, we get a good amount of bugs in the garage.  We live in a rural area and are up against a […]

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Keeping Bugs off the Windows

Posted by John on June 19th, 2013

Full disclosure:  All the windows on the first floor of our home have temporary shades.  In case you were keeping count, that’s three years we’ve been here.  I guess it’s not too bad, since they’re fabric.  We still intend to replace them with something of a slightly higher quality.  In our kitchen and family room, […]

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How to Make a Window Sill

Posted by John on August 6th, 2012

Hope everyone had a great weekend!  Lisa and I were upstate in NEPA on Friday for an annual golf tournament that’s held in memory of my father.  It’s usually a great time and the proceeds are donated to a local charity.  This was the fifth year we’ve had it.  The tournament is organized and run […]

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Sliding Door Curtains

Posted by Lisa on February 24th, 2012

Hey kiddos.  I am super excited to share our new window treatments for our Morning Room!  I have been thinking about covering up our sliding glass door since we moved in!  Originally we put up paper shades (which are great!) and we just recently replaced them with the fabric temporary shades for the Birthday Party.  […]

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