Making Homes Look Their Best Since 2009

About Me


Scott Martin Hello , I worked for Dowlen Construction painting for over 25 years and as a trim carpenter for around 5 years. I studied mechanical engineering and business at Chattanooga State. I enjoy photography, hiking and camping with my wife and wood working. I am married and we live in the city of Red Bank even though our mailing address is Hixson. I have attended Oakwood Baptist Church in Chattanooga since 2004 with my wife. We were married there in 2006.

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Signs Your Home is Making You Sick and What You Can Do About It

Posted by Charlotte Meier on Thursday, November 29, 2018, In : Consumer Tips 

 

Signs Your Home is Making You Sick

and What You Can Do About It

When is “home sweet home” not so sweet at all? When the things in your home leak toxic fumes and chemicals into your air, it can have serious health consequences for you and your family. That’s why it is so important to recognize these serious signs your home is making you sick and what you can do about it.

 

Your Sheets Are Making Your Skin Itchy

 

Did you know the average person sheds about half an ounce of d...


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Drop cloths

Posted by Scott Martin on Thursday, January 28, 2010, In : Consumer Tips 
Today I was reading where a painter was saying he rarely ever use a drop cloth when rolling ceilings. That is just crazy! We always use drop cloths to cover the floor and plastic to cover furniture and other items while painting walls and ceilings. We cover sidewalks, porches and driveways. We cover bushes and plants if needed.
I would never say I was so good I did not need a drop cloth. So beware of painters without drop cloths! No one is perfect. 
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A tip about so called screened contractors.

Posted by Scott Martin on Friday, January 22, 2010, In : Consumer Tips 
When looking for home improvements contractor , watch out for companies who states they pre-screen contractors for you. All these companies do, is to get your referral to as many contractors they can that pay them for the service. They sell leads to the contractors who are listed with them and collect huge fees, $25-$30 a lead even if they do not get the job. This can add hundreds of dollars to the final cost. Just think about it this way. Someone has to pay in the end and it's going to be y...
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Signs Your Home is Making You Sick and What You Can Do About It

Posted by Charlotte Meier on Thursday, November 29, 2018, In : Consumer Tips 

 

Signs Your Home is Making You Sick

and What You Can Do About It

When is “home sweet home” not so sweet at all? When the things in your home leak toxic fumes and chemicals into your air, it can have serious health consequences for you and your family. That’s why it is so important to recognize these serious signs your home is making you sick and what you can do about it.

 

Your Sheets Are Making Your Skin Itchy

 

Did you know the average person sheds about half an ounce of d...


Continue reading ...
 

Drop cloths

Posted by Scott Martin on Thursday, January 28, 2010, In : Consumer Tips 
Today I was reading where a painter was saying he rarely ever use a drop cloth when rolling ceilings. That is just crazy! We always use drop cloths to cover the floor and plastic to cover furniture and other items while painting walls and ceilings. We cover sidewalks, porches and driveways. We cover bushes and plants if needed.
I would never say I was so good I did not need a drop cloth. So beware of painters without drop cloths! No one is perfect. 
Continue reading ...
 

A tip about so called screened contractors.

Posted by Scott Martin on Friday, January 22, 2010, In : Consumer Tips 
When looking for home improvements contractor , watch out for companies who states they pre-screen contractors for you. All these companies do, is to get your referral to as many contractors they can that pay them for the service. They sell leads to the contractors who are listed with them and collect huge fees, $25-$30 a lead even if they do not get the job. This can add hundreds of dollars to the final cost. Just think about it this way. Someone has to pay in the end and it's going to be y...
Continue reading ...