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Father’s Day Gift Ideas


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  With Father’s Day just around the corner, our thoughts are with all the hardworking dads out there. We appreciate their efforts, and respect their dedication to those they love. If you’re looking for gift ideas, we have a few that can help show dad how special he is.   Choose a Gift He’ll Enjoy More…

All Decked Out for Summer


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    Summer is nearly here! It’s time for barbecues, family gatherings, and other fun events. With that in mind, now is the perfect time to give your deck or porch a little attention. Regular maintenance goes a long way – it keeps those structures in great shape, and prevents costly repairs or replacement.   More…

Control Pests Safely with Bee Stop


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  We love the warm, sunny days of spring and summer! They provide the perfect backdrop for fun outdoor activities and home improvement projects. Insects enjoy this time of year too, and although they serve their purpose in the ecosystem, they can sometimes create problems for homeowners.   For example, Carpenter bees make their nests More…

Mother’s Day – A Time to Celebrate!


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  We all know that mothers are amazing people. These hardworking and caring women are the glue that holds our families together. What would we do without them? At Andriot’s, we’re glad that there’s a special day reserved to celebrate these strong and lovely ladies. Here are a few ideas to help you make your More…

5 Tips for Choosing Exterior Paint Colors


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    The right exterior paint colors can add character and subtle drama. It’s often the first impression people get of your home, so the right combination of hues can boost curb appeal. Choosing colors, whether with paint, siding, or other materials, is an important decision, one best made after careful consideration.  Here are 5 More…

Four Reasons to Shop Local


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  We’re all for shopping local and it’s not just because we’re located in beautiful downtown Shelbyville. We believe that local businesses have much to offer, not just in products, but in friendly service too. There are many reasons to shop locally; here are four of our favorites.   It’s an Investment in the Community More…

Get Ready for Spring – 5 Exterior Home Maintenance Tips


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    Spring is just around the corner  –  next week, to be exact. Whether the temperatures reflect that fact or not, there’s one thing we can count on, warmer weather is sure to come. With this in mind, it’s a good idea to start taking inventory of exterior projects. Whether you are a do-it-yourselfer More…

Ask the Expert: How to Choose a Contractor


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    This month’s advice comes from Doug Wilson, the resident expert at the PaintSource Network. Located in Lexington, KY, PaintSource offers guidance, tips, and resources for your painting and wood coating projects. We asked Doug to share his thoughts on choosing a good contractor. With his extensive knowledge of products, methods, and good old-fashioned More…

What Can Graber Window Treatments Do for You?


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  We’re excited about Graber window treatments! Why? Well, for one thing, they offer a great way to help your windows and doors function better while looking fabulous. Available in a variety of colors, textures, and materials such as wood, faux wood, fabric, and vinyl, Graber products also add personality to your home or office. More…

Four Reasons Why We Love Carpet


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    Looking to update your floors? Why not consider carpet? It’s available in a beautiful range of colors, textures, and environmentally friendly fibers, and adds instant personality to any room. Carpet’s easy to clean surface is family and pet friendly, and is more affordable than you might think. Whether calm neutrals or bold, bright More…