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Wood Cabinets- “tree” facts you should know

November 28, 2009 – 10:30 am
wood cabinets - tree facts

Wood cabinets – “tree” facts you should know By Kelly Morisseau One of the interesting things about the next generation of home buyers is they appear to have very little knowledge of wood and its properties. I thought of writing this post when our young office manager, who has a degree in interior design, asked […]

Eco Friendly Painting Contractor.

November 26, 2009 – 10:11 am

Putting Eco into Environment from Toronto Painters Here’s a little article about my friend George Z of Toronto Painters. Adding to the discussion of the environmental policies of Ecopainting Inc,  the following are some of the current policies of our Toronto Painting Company Office – Administration Print only the proposals and related documents needed for jobs in […]

Do ceramic window films save money?

November 21, 2009 – 5:38 pm
Window film install.

Introducing the only ceramic film worthy of the 3M name. By Jeremy Dobbins If you are concerned about rising energy prices, global warming, interior fading of your furniture, artwork and flooring, or if you are worried about the safety and security of your home or business and are seeking some peace of mind then window […]

What’s a fair price for your bath remodel?

November 19, 2009 – 9:09 pm

Price, how is price arrived at? What is a fair price? I’ll keep this short. Price is an intangible exercise for tangible results. A saying you may have heard goes something like this “He is a person who knows the cost of everything, but the value of nothing”. In other words, price and value are […]

Superbuild, Hold your horses Johnny!

November 10, 2009 – 3:14 pm

Just to be fair, Intelligent Estimate, partly sponsored by Andersen windows and free to everyone is built on the Superbuild platform. I checked and indeed they are one and the same. So whats the problem? None really, just be sure you read the fine print, free is rarely free and you will pay in giving […]

Mystery at Pleasant Lake

November 9, 2009 – 2:37 pm
Pleasant Lake Mink

Written by Dave Cook The weather forecasters of the night before were saying that perhaps this day would be the last really nice day for a while. What better place to have to work than Pleasant Lake? And they were at least correct in the prediction of a sunny autumn day, high temps in the […]

Superbuild Free for NARI Members, “But Wait Johnny There’s More”!

November 7, 2009 – 9:45 pm

Superbuild, a program involving Anderson Windows and other NARI national members is hitting the streets. It’s a FREE estimating and CMS program, web based and pretty good looking. Originally Superbuild began back in 1998 as an online superstore. What it is now I can’t tell entirely. NARI is proud to announce Superbuild is available to […]

The Death of the Craftsman on the Evening of the Empire.

November 6, 2009 – 8:02 pm
Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina A great story and as usual Leo Tolstoy covers the peasants, artisans and aristocrats of the Russian Empire. Anna is the soul of the story but Leo Tolstoy was very fond of the Russian people and when he created characters Link To This Page1. Click inside the codebox2. Right-Click then Copy3. Paste the […]

Banjo playing contractor impresses!

November 1, 2009 – 1:32 pm
Picking and a grinnin', well pickin' anyway.

Jesse the contractor entertained and amazed guests to his home, deftly playing everything from Mozart to Hee Haw. Visitors and guests were so impressed they left candy at his home instead of taking it. CNN and ABC rushed to Jefferson City to get video footage but the shy and elusive Jesse was seen jumping the […]