Time to Winterize your Home

As cold weather approaches, it is important to take a few preventative measures to protect and winterize your home for the chilly months ahead. Winterizing the inside and outside of your home can be done relatively inexpensively and could end up saving you money on energy bills, too.   Winterize the Outside of Your Home Here's a checklist for winterizing the outside of your home. Pick a weekend to winterize before it gets cold. Clean your gutters in the fall and check them before winter. Prepare your lawn for the winter. Drain the gas from your lawnmower before storing it. Gas up your snowblower. Put your outdoor furniture away for the season or cover it with tarps. Put your grill in the garage or cover it for the winter. Disconnect…
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What is a Master Carpenter?

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A master carpenter is a woodworking professional who has obtained the highest certification in the carpentry industry. A master carpenter spends many years working as a journeyman and an apprentice before he is eligible to become a master carpenter. The requirements a master carpenter must meet before attaining this level of certification can vary by region. All candidates will need to develop skills specific to the industry and demonstrate a capacity to teach carpentry skills. The path to become a master carpenter starts when they are at least 18 years old. They begin by taking an entry-level position with a carpenter or on a construction crew. They apply for eligibility to become an apprentice, and if they are accepted to an apprenticeship program, they will spend four to five years…
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