Category: Home Improvement

Painting Your Concrete Floors and Steps

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Why Paint Concrete Surfaces? Concrete surfaces are necessary, durable and low maintenance, yet sometimes they can be overlooked when decorating the home. With a bit of creativity and effort, you can transform these mundane surfaces into more colorful and attractive features. Benefits of Painting concrete:…

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How to Paint NEW Dry Wall

How to Paint NEW Dry Wall

In this article, you will begin your project after the sheetrock is finished. Although you are not doing the drywall, it is important that you know how to identify the level of drywall finishing you are painting, so you can prep and prepare accordingly. 5…

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How To Paint or Varnish Your Entry Door

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Welcome Home – Is What Your Front Door Says The threshold to your home and entry to your family sanctuary. This is where first impressions can be lasting impressions. From the very first look – your entry door invites friends and family into your world….

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What Paint Should You Use On Your Ceiling? Ceiling paint or Regular wall paint?

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First, let’s discuss application methods and thickness of paint. Because all these factors apply to the painting of your ceiling. Are you rolling paint on your ceiling: Often, the DIY will use the roller application. Mostly because of the ease of use, the affordability and…

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How to Ventilate a Room while Painting.

How to Ventilate a Room while Painting

Do you have plans to paint a room or two? If so, you will want to ventilate them well to avoid inhaling the fumes. Below you will find the necessary information for a well-ventilated and safe painting project. What kind of paint should you use? No…

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What Is A Popcorn Ceiling Texture? How To Remove It Safely.

Popcorn ceiling is a layer of bumpy particles of vermiculite or polystyrene, which gives the ceiling sound-deadening properties and gives it the popcorn look. Here we will identify what is a popcorn ceiling texture? And how to remove it safely. Outdated and a thing of…

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Are Paint Fumes Harmful and for how long?

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All paints have an odor while they cure and some take longer to cure than others. Some people are more sensitive to paint fumes and outgassing while paint dries. In California, most paints have a lower VOC (by law), than the rest of the country….

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Deck and Fence Restoration – Steps for A Successful Project


Wood fences and decks require a lot of maintenance. But not many are aware of what is involved to successfully restore them back to their original condition. In this article, we’ll learn the steps for restoring wood deck and fence surfaces by painting or staining….

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How To Select A Contractor And Evaluate An Interior Painting Job.

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Topics to discuss with your painting contractor before you hire. And what to look for Before, During and After the job is completed. Check the contractor’s reputation and references. Be sure the contractor is licensed and insured. Agree in writing, on price and responsibilities before…

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DIY Home Renovation Ideas For Inexpensive New Look


Home renovation shouldn’t be expensive and should only involve updating an old design.  It can be done with a small budget, and you’ll end up enjoying the results. Interior design renovation ideas must fit your style and personality as well as your needs. Read below…

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