Hey everybody! Wick here. Summer is upon us. Let the leisure begin! Here is my layman’s guide to summer leisure. My top 3 backyard leisure upgrades are: 1) A hot tub. I know you’re probably thinking hot tubs are only good for the winter but not so! Karoline and I use our hot tub year round. I would say we are frequent users. We are in … [Read more...] about VIDEO: The Layman’s Guide to Leisure | Backyard Summertime Ideas
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In this month's video, Three Tips for Maintaining Your Painted Walls #WicksTips. Happy Summer, everyone! … [Read more...] about VIDEO: 3 Tips For Maintaining Your Painted Walls
Hi All! Wick here. It looks like I play the banjo but I don’t. I just know that one strum and do it forever. This reminds me of house terms. I hear a lot of people use house terms like they know them but they don’t. I’ve labeled this common ailment “mishouseanunciation”. Today let’s look at the most commonly misused house terms! Let’s talk … [Read more...] about VIDEO: A Crash Course on Misused House Terms
Hi All. Wick here! Today’s topic is closets closets closets closets closets. If you happen to watch modern family you’ll find that mildly amusing:) My wife recently cleared out a closet for me in our room! Things are looking up for the Wickster! I even scored this bottom drawer in the deal:) I used to use the closet in my sons room across the … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Wick’s Tips – Closets, Closets, Closets!
Hi All. Wick here. Today’s topic is silent but deadly. And yes I’M talking about radon gas. Radon is an odorless colorless gas emitted from decomposing granite in the earth. It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in Oregon right after smoking. Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind regarding radon: 1) Radon moves with the air. If … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Wick’s Tips – Five Thoughts on Radon in Your PDX Home
Hi All, Wick here. Today's topic is planting strips. I've heard a lot of controversy lately over what is allowed and not allowed for this area of land located between the sidewalk and the curb. The city's overall viewpoint is safety and access. Safety in the ability to view traffic and access for car doors to open near the curb. As you … [Read more...] about Wick’s Tips – Planting Strips 101 in PDX