Lungboy & Larry's Home Improvement Tips

Welcome to Lungboy and Larry's Home Improvement Page! We're here to help you with your home improvement projects or recommend someone who can help. Got a specific questions? Let us know. Check out our videos and get great advice from WROR handyman Larry Egan. Get great offers from our friends and great ideas to help you with your next project. And if you're a home improvement company and want to partner with us, let us know - e-mail mdiroberto@wror.com. Keep coming back - We'll be discussing lots of topics as we move into Spring - the official start of home improvement season!
Roofing
 866-9-ROOF-IT
Done 

Right Roofing
Done Right Roofing specializes in full or partial roof repairs. Have you had damage to your roof due to a natural disaster such as wind, hail or ice dams? Then you might be entitled to a complete roof replacement. A family business for over 20 years with thousands of satisfied customers.
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Power
800-969-6121
Kraft Power
Kraft Power Corporation provides generators and generator power systems, power transmission products, diesel and gas engines, as well as parts and accessories. We distribute, maintain and rent power products for Industrial, Residential, Marine and CHP/cogeneration applications.
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Windows
800-639-7000
Rite Window
Rite Window of New England installs high quality replacement windows. All of their window products are Energy Star® certified and carry a lifetime warranty.

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Outdoor Sheds
888-85-SHEDS
Reeds Ferry Sheds
Reeds Ferry builds high quality backyard storage sheds. Reeds offers free delivery and installation throughout New England.

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Exteriors & Painting
800-689-7271
RhinoShield
At CertaPro Painters, our reputation is based on Certainty - your Certainty of a job well done. We focus on the details of every project - interior and exterior - and we focus on you, our client.

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Solar Power
888-SOL-CITY
Solar City
SolarCity is the nation's leading full-service solar provider for homeowners, businesses and government organizations—the first company to provide solar power system design, financing, installation and monitoring services from a single source.
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Larry the Handyman's Blog

Do I Need A French Drain?


The French have given the world so many great things: the wine, the cheese, the fries…but what about the drains? No, that honor belongs to Henry French who first created a drainage system to channel away rain and groundwater back in the 1800s.
 
Nowadays, people install French drains to solve the problem of a wet basement. If you’re considering installing one, think about what your plans are for the space. Do you want to finish it for more living space or do you use it only for storage? French drains can be expensive to install. Interior drains require jack hammering the perimeter of the concrete floor, filling the void with stone and PVC pipe that will channel the collected water to a sump pump, which will remove the water from the basement. Exterior drains ring the foundation, collecting rainwater from downspouts and groundwater from below. A proper exterior drain should be placed at the bottom of ...

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