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Tony Wood


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I can answer a wide range of home improvement and maintenance questions. My expertise is in carpentry, painting, framing, siding/boxing, doors, windows, decks and screen and glass enclosures. Wood's Home Maintenance Service

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I am a life time resident of North Carolina with over 30 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 23 years I have owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service , providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina.




Several Home improvement articles published on Angie's List and other online forums.


High School graduate ~ proficient in CAD (computer aided design), Open Office program suite.

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2016-10-04 glue:

Hi Paul,  Lights are usually mounted to electrical boxes(also called junction boxes) which are attached to a stud or friction mounted to the drywall. These boxes usually sit flush or just below the surface

2016-08-08 exterior porch column base wood:

Hi Daniel,    I have made them from cypress and had them hold up well.  I would think that cedar would also hold up well.  Another option, to make them extremely weather resistant, would be to make them

2016-04-01 Bi-fold door installation:

Hi Kevin,    The rough opening should be finished before doors are installed. This can be accomplished by either finishing the jamb area of the opening with drywall or installing a jamb and casing.   

2016-01-09 Soffit installation:

Hi Brad,    Not having the option of securely attaching the chase framing to the wall means that most of the rigidity of the chase must come from the I-joists.  I suggest attaching short pieces of 2x6

2015-11-06 Vinyl Siding:

I like the entire line of Mastic siding.  Quest is a good product for high wind areas, Barkwood and Brentwood are also good siding lines.  I have installed hundreds of squares of various mastic products


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