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How to Remove a Stripped Screw

January 21, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

There are few things more frustrating when working on a project at home than when you strip a screw. At a certain point, your drill bit will no longer get the screw to turn because the head indents have been completely bored out. While you might be able to get a screw extractor kit at low cost to take care of the job, that doesn’t help you if you’re in a hurry and don’t have an extractor on hand. With this in mind, here are some of the most effective ways to remove a stripped screw when you’re doing DIY... View Article

Seven Remodeling Misconceptions

January 18, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

The rise in popularity of home improvement TV shows and networks has greatly increased peoples’ interest in updating their homes. This is great for the remodeling industry, but it has created a ton of home improvement misconceptions in Midland, MI. That’s why we’re here to set the record straight! Continue reading to learn the truth behind the top remodeling misconceptions we encounter. DIY saves money It stands to reason that doing a remodeling project without hiring a contractor would be cheaper. But unless you have industry experience, DIY projects often cost more than hiring a pro. Homeowners can easily get... View Article

Different Options for Staircase Upgrading and Updating

November 16, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Does your staircase need an overhaul? If the last time you spruced it up was in the ‘80s when it was built, it’s high time for an upgrade. Whether you want to transform a carpeted staircase into a beautiful hardwood statement piece, stencil and paint it, create built-in storage or something else entirely, changing up your staircase can transform your home. Here are some of our favorite types of staircase upgrades in Midland, MI. StareCasing hardwood upgrades If you’ve got an old, ugly or even carpeted staircase, StareCasing might be a good solution for you. So, what is StareCasing in... View Article

Common Mistakes Made When Removing Popcorn Ceilings

September 28, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

In the mid-to-late 1970s, a new kind of ceiling became incredibly popular among homeowners. It was known as a popcorn ceiling, named for the tiny irregular bumps that run across its surface. When they rose to prominence, popcorn ceilings were trendy for a variety of good reasons. They’re easy to install, they hide imperfections in your ceiling very well and also absorb sound like a champ. However, home décor trends change, as all things must. These days, when you look at a popcorn ceiling, your most likely takeaway is that it’s old-fashioned and out of touch. Before you begin trying... View Article

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Under-the-Stairs Remodeling

July 10, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Part of the fun of being a homeowner is figuring out how to maximize your space. Your floorplan might be set in stone, due to the limitations of your lot or even your budget, but you can always work within those parameters. Finding unused or underutilized areas of your home is a great way to increase your storage space and your comfort in your home, and our team at Tri City Remodeling has been helping homeowners accomplish this for four decades. One area that we see more and more homeowners taking a look at is the space underneath staircases—under-staircase remodeling... View Article