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Post Puller For Fence Builders: Pulling Fence Posts With Ease

By Phil Vandermeer / January 8, 2018

Post Pulling PainWhen I was working my handyman business, I had many fence building and fence post replacement jobs that required me to pull a lot of fence posts, both 4” square wooden posts and metal posts, almost all of them buried in concrete. I didn’t have a post puller for a long time. Without […]


Guide To Conserving Home Energy

By Phil Vandermeer / July 23, 2016

Conserving Home Energy Conserving home energy is on everyone’s mind this summer. Heat waves are all over US cities in 2016. Maybe you too are feeling burned by high summer energy bills? You don’t have to sweat it out ‘til September with the AC turned down or even off. With a little home maintenance, your […]


Simplifying Your DIY Project

By Phil Vandermeer / June 22, 2016

Things to Know Before You Start a DIY  Project There’s no reason to be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and starting your own DIY project. Aside from saving you money, you’ll also be learning a new skill. And let’s not forget gaining pride from seeing a project to completion from beginning to end. With […]


Ceiling Stars: Choosing The Best Indoor Star Scape

By Phil Vandermeer / March 15, 2016

Introduction to Ceiling Stars Having a room with stars on the ceiling used to conjure images of nurseries and kid’s rooms. But not any more. High end ceiling murals, fiber optics and glow in the dark ceiling stars have transitioned to front and center decor applications in media rooms, lounges, bedrooms and spas everywhere. If you […]


Fiber Optic Star Ceiling

By Phil Vandermeer / December 16, 2015

Just getting started and looking for ideas? Read my introduction to ceiling stars first. Fiber Optic Star Ceiling Project 8ft round with 600 stars and ambient light for media room. Total cost was about $635. This Fiber Optic Star Ceiling is based on an 8ft circle with 600 stars based on the LED illuminator from Wiedamark or you can […]

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