Big Living Little Footprint, LLC is created and written solely by Amanda and Tyler Santoro, who are not experts, just homeowners, avid DIYers, and woodworkers who share their home-related projects and ideas. The tips, techniques, suggestions, and tutorials on Big Living Little Footprint are not error-proof, rather they are methods that have worked for Amanda and Tyler at some point. We are not licensed contractors and any advice found on Big Living Little Footprint, LLC and biglivinglittlefootprint.com should not be taken as professional advice.

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