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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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2017-01-13 Interior doors:

Roy,    In my experience modern solid core doors are problematic and not the best solution for most applications.  They are just too heavy.  Even if the jamb is rigidly installed, the weight of the door

2017-01-10 widening doorway:

I must reiterate that you should certainly consult with a competent builder or remodeler in your area prior to altering this wall.  In addition to structural considerations the builder should be able to

2017-01-04 widening doorway:

Hi Jay,    I am happy to provide some insight to your question but I must stress that you should certainly consult with a competent builder or remodeler in your area prior to altering this wall.  In addition

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


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