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EGGfest 2017 – Grilling for Charity


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    What is an EGGfest?   The EGGfest is an annual event that celebrates our great friends and community. Its proceeds benefit a local ministry, the Father’s Love Outreach. Using The Big Green Egg grilling system, we, along with fellow EGG enthusiasts, cook and serve a fabulous array of sumptuous barbecue. EGGfest activities include More…

6 Reasons to Choose an “EGG”ceptional Grill


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    What pairs well with summer gatherings? A barbecue, of course! If you’re looking for a new grill, we highly recommend the Big Green Egg. This “EGG”ceptional outdoor cooking system stands head and shoulders above the competition. What’s so special about this grill? Here are 6 reasons why it’s our favorite:   1 – More…

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


  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!


  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…