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Honor the Queen: Bring a Little Buckingham Palace to Your Home

Fix St Louis reached out to King Charles III yesterday to express our condolences on the passing of the Queen, and wish him well in his new position. While he
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You Don’t Have to Live in a Crack House

Last week I spent a lot of time with folks looking to fix their water-damaged walls after the recent heavy rains. But what struck me most was how many OTHER
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How to Keep Out the Waters Until it’s Time to Build an Ark

Whoa! What was THAT? I’m not gonna point any fingers on who incurred God’s wrath this week, causing the heavens to open up. But I think we can safely narrow
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Welcome Streetwalkers into your Subdivision

I think we can all agree houses are better than they were 100 years ago. But, something pretty big has been lost – the front porch. Who uses a front
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Being “Fix St Louis” in a world where everyone else is “Replace St Louis”

Doesn’t it seem like getting your house fixed is a lot more frustrating than getting just about anything else fixed? Why is that? Let’s compare this to getting a car
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Elon Musk & Fix St Louis team-up for a major advance in handyman services

Your humble correspondent has had his eye on this Elon Musk fellow for quite some time – a man whose Tesla cars are reshaping the auto industry, who can bring
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The SIX Do-it-Yourself Home Repairs We Bail People Out of Most

It’s been said that “pride comes before the fall.” You may want to check me on this because your humble correspondent is not a historian, but I’d say this quote
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Handyman prep for your U.S. Supreme Court nomination

Just another one of those humbling weeks when your humble correspondent was reminded of his limitations in life. This week I had to finally accept that this old handyman will
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Are you prepared to deliver an annual “State of your Street Address” address?

Imagine it’s your moment. Ready? Go! “Ladies and gentlemen. Your humble correspondent has the high privilege and distinct honor of introducing the homeowner at 24 WestEast SunnyShady PineMapleOak TreeRockLeaf LaneCourt!”
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Get that CROWDED-OUT car BACK into your garage and KEEP it there EVERY night

If your kid’s room got too messy, you wouldn’t make him sleep out on the street that night, would you? For sure, that might be a tempting threat for an
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Contagious Home Improvements

If your booth for accepting confessions is now open, I’ve got one to make. I am a super-spreader, and I pass things on by human contact and word of mouth
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Commencement Address to the Lockdown U Class of 2021

Well, in 2021 you made a lot of sacrifices, put in the effort, and now just LOOK at you! After months of spending more time in your home than you
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12 Days of Fixmas

This will be remembered by your humble correspondent as the year we helped countless customers do things at home they weren’t allowed to do outside. We created spaces to serve
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Happy Holidays

What says “Christmas” more than a gift of home repairs and improvements? Yeah, other than that. Or that. Or…OK, OK I get your point. And, yeah, you can’t wrap it
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Scary, not Scary: Don’t try these home repairs at home

No, I’m not trying to fool myself. Your humble correspondent knows he’s just an aging handyman who’s reached the pinnacle of his career on the world stage. Yet even from my
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Special Garage Makeover Edition: From Total Neglect to Near-Total Neglect

There’s a good reason your humble correspondent has never spotted “Live, Love, Laugh” stenciled on the walls of a garage. If homes were a family, garages would be Cinderella, the
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Are LEANING fences & mailboxes giving your yard that “abandoned ghost town” look?

A lot of towns west of the Mississippi went through “boom” times when gold or something else was discovered, followed by “bust” times of decay and neglect. Back in the
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Support the Transitioning of your Rooms to their Preferred Identities

When you spend as much time as I do working hard and poking my head into things like toilets, crawl spaces, and other dark places, it’s good to look up
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