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President Trump Addresses N.E.C.A.

President Donald Trump addresses the National Electrical Contractors Association

President Donald Trump addresses the National Electrical Contractors Association at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia President Donald Trump gave a speech to an electrical contractors’ convention in Philadelphia Tuesday, and he managed to do it without wading into the Brett Kavanaugh nomination or other controversies. Trump touted his tax overhaul, the roaring stock market and falling unemployment rate — and he promised to put $1 billion into vocational education and craft apprenticeship programs. John Long, president of the National Association of Electrical Contractors, said he invited Trump speak at the group’s annual convention after they agreed over the summer […]

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The Heart of the (TV) Home: 8 Floor Plans from Famous Kitchens

 Are you remodeling your kitchen and looking for inspiration? Since the advent of television, our favorite shows have both reflected and inspired interior design trends. Just like in real life, the TV kitchen is the heart of the home. We decided to recreate some of the most well-known and iconic television kitchens to give you some design ideas. Fresh Prince of Bel-air (The Banks’ kitchen) This kitchen offers plenty of space to hang out with your aunt, uncle, and numerous cousins. It’s the central hub of your home, so a functional design is important. A large kitchen lends itself perfectly […]

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Drill Bits

Different Types Of Drill Bits

Learn about the different types of drill bits so you can choose the right ones for your project and for the material you’re drilling. Types of Drill Bits: Materials and Finishes The materials from which bits are manufactured and the finishes applied to them play a significant role in the life and performance of the bit. Common materials and finishes: High-Speed Steel (HSS) drill bits can drill wood, fiberglass, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and soft metals such as aluminum. Cobalt drill bits are extremely hard and dissipate heat quickly. They’re mostly used for boring in aluminum and tough metals such as stainless steel. […]

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Get To Know Your Lighting Terms

Lighting Glossary

Are you ever confused by some of the specialized terms you run into while shopping for lighting? I can help. Read on to become more enlightened about the wide variety of terms used in the world of lighting. This includes electrical terms, material and style terms, information about ceiling fans and more!

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Vintage Doorbell Installation

Vintage Doorbell With Chime Installation

This project was a unique one for me! The client lived in a vintage old home in German Village which is featured in the annual “House & Garden Tour” or in German “Haus und Garten Tour”. The home even won the “Caretakers of a Legacy Chairman’s Award” in 2011. What this meant to me was that mistakes of any kind were not going to acceptable because the house had original materials that needed to remain as such and could not be replaced or it would void the home from its status.

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House with Instant Curbside Appeal

Instant Curbside Appeal

Some makeover projects can take weeks, but time can be of the essence if you are selling your home. This article offers a wide array of ideas that can take anywhere from a couple of hours to a couple of days to provide your home and landscape with impressive curb appeal.

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