Generac “Power Your Life” Contest Winner!

Generac Guardian standby generator in backyard.
Congratulations to the winner of our Generac "Power Your Life" Contest, Bill Decherd of Barrington, Illinois! Bill's essay was chosen from the over 1,600 submitted during our online contest. As the winner, Bill will receive a Generac Guardian standby generator and installation valued at $8,000! Read on to find out more.

How to Replace Rotten Newel Post Facing Boards

Newel post on porch with newly replaced facing boards, cap, and finial.
Find out how to replace rotten facing boards and caps around newel posts on outdoor porch and deck railings. Watch this video to find out more.

Award-Winning, Tampa-Based Jamco Unlimited Provides Exceptional Customer Experience Supported by High Quality Products

Can of Homax Wall Texture
Winning a Contractor of the Year award is not an easy task, but only a few elite contractors can earn the award multiple times and in back-to-back years. Yet, that’s exactly what Tampa-based Jamco Unlimited Inc. did in 2014 and again in 2015. Read on to find out more.

Repairing a Wood Deck and Building a Pergola Shade Arbor

Wood deck with shade arbor pergola and concrete patio on back of brick house.
See how we repaired a deteriorating wooden deck, cleaned and stained a concrete patio, and built a pergola over it to provide much needed shade. Watch this video to find out more.

Five Easy Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Man trimming shrubs around AC unit.
Find out how to perform five important DIY maintenance tasks on your air conditioner to help avoid emergency breakdowns and save money on your energy bills this summer. Read on to find out more.

How to Replace Rotten Wood Column Base Trim Boards

Porch column base with new unpainted pressure treated base trim boards..
Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace rotten or damaged trim boards around the base of a square wood column.

Four Easy to Grow, Shade Loving Alternatives to Hostas

Rodgersia plants with green, serrated leaves and clumps of white flowers.
If you're ready for a new look in your garden, here are four easy to grow, shade loving alternatives to hostas that will give you a similar effect while adding variety. Read on to find out more.

How to Make a Window Screen

Preparing to attach screening to a window screen.
Find out how to assemble an aluminum screen frame for your windows and install screen wire on it. Watch this video to find out more.

Durable DaVinci Roofing Comes in Many Styles and Colors

Roof with multicolored slate polymer roof tiles.
Find out about the advantages of durable polymer roofing from DaVinci Roofscapes, as well as the wide range of colors and styles that are available. Read on to find out more.

Family Bathroom Remodeling Project

White painted bathroom vanity.
See how we remodeled a family bathroom, including removing the wallpaper, tiling the tub surround and floor, replacing the toilet, and installing a new vanity top and faucets. Watch this video to find out more.