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Guhde Flooring America: Meet The Team

by on 03/02/2016 - 01:33 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Kitchen & Bath

For three generations, the Guhde family has been supplying Northeast Ohio homes with flooring and installation. What started as a one-man-operation in 1950, has grown to a full-scale showroom with multiple installation teams.

Meet Andy Sharp: Newest Member at Fra...

by on 09/29/2014 - 01:38 pm
Category: Home Exteriors

Andy Sharp has been in the roofing industry since he was a teenager, and he currently lives in Brunswick with his family, so he's seen storm damage. Sharp was just named Franciscus Incorporated's Medina County Project Manager. Not only does he have decades of industry experience and a local connection to this new role, he's also a US Army veteran.
The recent storms have caused an increase in "storm chasers," fly-by-night roofing contractors that follow storm damage from area to area to capitalize on the temporary influx of roofing claim money that's present after a major weather event. Most roofing contractors will want to make their presence known once a storm rolls through, but you should ...

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Solid Or Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

by on 09/26/2014 - 10:29 am
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Kitchen & Bath

Once you've decided to go with real hardwood flooring, you're not done making decisions. You'll be confronted with a choice—solid or engineered hardwood?
The Candidates
Solid hardwood floors are continuous slabs of wood (and only wood) that have been cut and treated for use in the home.
Engineered hardwood floors are composed of a top layer of "display wood," and then multiple thin layers of wood underneath that have been arranged and bonded with heat and pressure. The top "display wood" layer is what the product will be sold as (oak, maple, cherry).
There is absolutely no difference in the top-down appearance of solid and engineered hardwood floors; you'll need to look at a cross- ...

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How To Install A Cat Door

by on 09/23/2014 - 01:53 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Garage/Basement/Storage, Kitchen & Bath

Brent Moore and the Moore Home Remodeling crew recently finished a penthouse renovation in Rocky River. The last item on the to-do-list was a little unconventional: installing a cat door.
The Tools
While this is a relatively simple job, it's important to ensure that you have all the tools you need.

1. Tape Measure (optional, but accurate measurements can only help)
2. Speed square, or a comparable straight edge.
3. Screw gun or screw driver
4. A tool to saw with (oscillating multi-saw, jigsaw, any tool you can cut safely with)

The Procedure
Most commercially purchased cat doors come with a guide inserted in the box that lays out the size and shape requirements for the opening. Us ...

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What's In Your Dust?

by on 09/22/2014 - 10:09 am
Category: Home Technology

By Raj Rai
Owner, WeatherKing Heating & Air Conditioning
As we head back indoors and shut all the windows to keep out the chilly fall weather, indoor air quality becomes more important than ever.
The Importance of Indoor Air Quality
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is 10 to 15 times more polluted than outdoor air, which can seriously affect your family’s health.
Outdoor pollutants join forces with indoor pollutants (dust mites, mold, pet dander, and gases released from ovens, stoves, and fireplaces) to form a toxic environment. This harmful air quality can trigger everything from coughing, wheezing, and sore throats to watery/itchy eyes, allergies, ...

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Inside The Champion Windows Warehouse

by on 09/19/2014 - 12:27 pm
Categories: Home Exteriors, Windows & Doors

Champion Windows of Cleveland is a one-stop-shop for all things home exteriors in Northeast Ohio. They supply the area with windows, entry doors, siding, shingles, and sunrooms. With so many offerings, and a service area as large as the entirety of Northeast Ohio, the Champion warehouse is a site to behold.
If you take a walk through the Champion warehouse, you'll see names on every window and door. That's because Champion custom-builds every order for its unique opening. This ensures a perfect fit and tight home.

5 Ways To Refresh Your Bathroom

by on 09/17/2014 - 01:33 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Kitchen & Bath

By Michele Raeder
Owner, N-Hance Revolutionary Wood Renewal
With fall approaching, now is a perfect time to redecorate your bathroom with simple changes, like fresh towels and live plants, in addition to bigger changes, like cabinetry and flooring updates. Certain changes can make a dramatic difference—and they don’t have to break the bank.

Cabinet Renewal
If you love your existing bathroom cabinets but feel like they’re beginning to look a little dated, N-Hance cabinet renewal is a perfect option. With renewal, N-Hance completely revitalizes the look of cabinets without the frustrations associated with typical wood refinishing. Moreover, renewal costs a fraction of ...

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LeafFilter Gutter Protection's Corpor...

by on 09/16/2014 - 03:22 pm
Categories: Home Exteriors, Lawn & Garden

Aaron Brosch is the VP of Operations for LeafFilter Gutter Protection, and he's excited about what the future holds for the company he's been with for 10 years.
LeafFilter has grown from its roots in Northeast Ohio to a cross-country brand with locations from Oregon to Maine. While the LeafFilter family grows, so do the standards they hold themselves to. Aaron stresses the importance of the responsibility that comes with buying a LeafFilter product. "If you buy LeafFilter, you buy it from us," Aaron says. "We sell it. We install it. We service it." This lets the LeafFilter team focus on one thing—providing the best customer experience and support for the product they know best.
The L ...

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3 Tips To Know Before You Go Mattress...

by on 09/15/2014 - 02:13 pm
Category: Décor & Lighting

We spend 1/3 of our hours (optimistically, perhaps) on a single surface—our mattress. So finding the right mattress? Really important.
It's easy to overspend when purchasing a mattress for several reasons:
1. We don't do it often.
Shopping for a new mattress is something that happens only a handful of times in a lifespan. Staying up-to-date on prices and trends isn't always a realistic endeavor for a once-every-decade activity.
2. It's not an outwardly visible industry.
We expect to spend a little more for higher-end models, but how do you know what's high-end? In the absence of easy information, shoppers often take the salesperson's word for it—and can overspend considerabl ...

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Storm Chaser vs. Reputable Roofer : D...

by on 09/15/2014 - 12:15 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Home Exteriors

By Travis Huffaker
Hinckley Roofing
No one can control the hand of Mother Nature, and, unfortunately, she sometimes dishes out a pretty nasty hand. After a hailstorm, it's important to have a qualified professional assess any damages to your home—if there are any.
Go Local
Sometimes homeowners think damage is present when, in fact, everything was left intact after the storm passed. That's why choosing an honest, reputable roofing company is essential when assessing damage to your shingles, shutters, gutters, and so forth.
Some folks, often known as "storm chasers," go around and knock on folks' doors after a major storm passes. They'll likely try to get you to sign a contract befo ...

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