Great Tips for Maintaining Your Deck Now that Spring is here and Summer is fast approaching, if you're like me, you're looking forward to spending nice evenings, barbecuing and relaxing in your outdoor living space... your deck. But after a few months of summer foot traffic and a few more of winter weather, your deck [...]
Most people don't think too much about the stairs in their home...they are intended for function, to get you from one level of the house to the next. But if you give them the chance, stairs can be part your creative decorating.
Do you have an older home with a tired, worn out looking, brick fireplace? Maybe you have brick on the exterior of your home and you are just plain tired of it and want to change it up and liven it up. What are you going to do? Maybe you're tempted to throw a coat of paint on it...that shouldn't be a big deal, or should it?
Possibly one of the most overlooked steps before painting either the exterior of a home or the interior is caulking... it's one of the secrets of painting your house like a professional.Not only will caulking make your job look better, but it can help your home be more energy efficient
Giving your doors a good and professional looking paint job can be a bit tricky. If not done correctly, you can leave brush stroke marks, drips, and rough, uneven finishes. And for some reason, these flaws seem to show up more on doors than walls.
We spend time energy and money painting and decorating the four walls in each of the rooms of our home, but few people consider the 5th wall in each room. Did you know you had a 5th wall? Look up! You may not have thought about your ceiling in that way, but it is "prime" space, and often ignored.
There aren't many things that feel fresher than a newly painted room or rooms in your house. It feels good, it looks good, it's a nice change, it's an easy way to spruce things up and it's an important part of home maintenance. Although painting is a relatively inexpensive way to accomplish all those things, it still costs money, which doesn't come easily for most of us.
The bathroom is a room in your house that you definitely want to get the paint job done right. Choosing the right paint is so important because...It is one of the most well-used rooms in the house (pun intended)
If you're going to spend the time and money to paint your walls, you want the end result to look great...otherwise, wPatchbeforePainting-Claffey'sPaintinghy would you bother?One of the biggest mistakes that people make when painting their walls is to neglect prepping them properly first.
If you're getting ready to sell your home, you will be wanting to prepare to make the best first impression possible for those who are potential buyers. You want their first thought to be that they could see themselves living in your house. For this to happen, you'll want to pay special attention to...