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My Dad’s Lawn Care Recipe

My Dad’s Lawn Care Recipe

  Mosby Building Arts Client Experience Coordinator Noël Powers’ describes her Dad’s long-standing lawn care recipe. This recipe has been successful for years.   When I was growing up my Dad always had a lush lawn, the neighbors have always...

Do You Live in a Time Capsule Home?

If you live in a home that has remained virtually unchanged since it was first built and inhabited, then you most likely live in a time capsule home. This phrase was originally coined to describe single-owner homes built in the 1940s and 50s that finally hit the real...

Pro Painter Tips for Choosing Colors

Oleg Podgorny is the Painting Supervisor for Mosby Building Arts. His 25+ years of experience with painting, patching and mixing colors makes his tips on choosing paint colors a must-read. A paint chip is NOT an accurate representation of a color because the quality...

Oh, the Horror: DIY Remodeling Gone Wrong

“Hell isn’t merely paved with good intentions; it’s walled and roofed with them. “ – Aldous Huxley Do-It-Yourself home remodeling projects begun with the best of intentions can soon turn into a nightmare due to lack of skill or knowledge. To humorously illustrate the...

7 Ways to Make a Kid-Safe Pool

Having a pool is one of the great summertime pleasures, but it also makes you responsible for the safety of those using it. Establishing rules for when and how others use your pool is important. When it comes to the children who will use or be near your pool, extra...

7 Reasons to Call a Home Improvement Radio Show

This is Rich Oris with Right at Home With Rich on 97.1 FM. I’ve been a sales consultant with Mosby Building Arts for 10 years helping people solve problems and answer questions about fixing, designing, and remodeling their home. I started my career in the field,...

Q&A: Blocking Nicotine Stained Walls

Question We just purchased a home from a smoker and have been cleaning it up. We have scrubbed it down, replaced the carpets, cleaned the ductwork and repainted every square inch of the home and, thankfully, the odor is gone. Unfortunately, we are now getting some...

Q&A: How to Heat a Garage

Question I do woodwork in my attached, 2-car garage all year long, but winter is tough because it’s awfully cold out there. What’s the best and safest way to heat my garage? And should insulation be included in this process? Answer For those who use their garage like...