When it comes to painting your home, you are going to get more value out of your project if you paint the exterior yourself. However, exterior paint jobs are always more complicated and more expensive than interior paint jobs. This is partly because the texture on exterior surfaces is usually rougher, you have to fight the weather, and you have a larger surface area to cover. This means you need to use more paint.
18 January 2018
The master bathroom is one of the most important rooms of your home. Unfortunately, your master bath may not be the room of your dreams. An open, spacious, and functional master bath is not only important for bathing and grooming, but it is also an appealing option for buyers if you ever need to sell your home. To enhance the look and feel of your small master bath, consider these remodeling updates.
6 December 2017
People are often surprised when they start having problems with their windows. The reality is, though, that their windows had been hinting that something was wrong long before they finally broke down. Here are a few common symptoms windows display when they're going bad and what they may be trying to tell you. Moisture Trapped Inside Double-Paned Glass Double-paned glass increases your home's energy efficiency because the space between the two pieces of glass is typically filled with an insulating layer of argon or krypton gas.
2 November 2017
At one point, sixty to eighty years ago, asphalt was the go-to substance for a lot of things. People not only used it for roads, but also on their homes and garages. Some even used it to coat bomb shelters thinking that the asphalt would prevent incineration of the shelter! If you bought an old home and it has asphalt on the roof, asphalt as the siding, or asphalt on any part of the garage, there are some things you need to know:
2 August 2017
If you want to update your interior walls, consider crackle painting. Crackle painting makes the surface look cracked, giving it an antiquated look. Crackle painting is also a good way to apply your creativity. A novice can crackle paint walls. Here are tips to complete this project yourself. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves step-ladder hair dryer (optional) breathing apparatus drop cloths tarp or plastic bucket sponge or cloths mild dish detergent crackle glaze stain-blocking primer two contrasting color of latex acrylic varnish (optional paint paint brush Use a step-ladder, if needed, to reach high points.
27 December 2016
Investing in the construction of a tiny house can be a great way to own your own home without having to take on a lengthy mortgage. Since the living space inside a tiny home is smaller than that of a traditional home, more activities are occurring within a limited area. These living activities can contribute to the creation of moisture within your tiny home. Eliminating condensation through proper roofing techniques is essential when it comes to protecting your tiny home from water damage.
27 December 2016
When you rely heavily on compressed air for air tools and other applications in your workshop, not just any air compressor will be able to supply what you need. There is good reason why rotary screw air compressors are the most common model invested in for industrial purposes: these workhorses are far more efficient and far more powerful. If you are in the process of buying a rotary screw air compressor for your workshop, chances are you'll be a little lost in all of the choices and options.
27 December 2016