It can be tough when everywhere you look there are summer projects that look like they’re too big to tackle, but you still want to make some small changes in your new home. A tiny project will give you a boost of confidence in your DIY skills while also making real progress towards making your… Read More
If you plan on selling your home, touching up or redoing the exterior, painting is a worthwhile project for increasing its curb appeal. That said, painting an exterior is not as simple as slapping on a coat of paint. If you want to do it right, the process starts with preparing your home for the project.… Read More
Whether they see your home on an online realtor’s listing or drive by your home on the way to work, it is going to be judged by many shoppers solely on its exterior appearance. What makes people decide to buy a home is a complex equation including location, style and pricing, but the color of… Read More
There’s just something about the spring and summer months that tempt you to head outdoors, but if your deck isn’t in the best shape your time there might be distracting instead of relaxing! Make the most of the long summer days when you have a deck that is ready for summer enjoyment with these quick… Read More
You’ve likely already been knee-deep in home improvement projects to get your home value up for a potential sale, but if no one is biting, then you may still have a lingering curb appeal problem. You don’t have to add exotic shrubbery or drop the price to get traction; you can start with adding accent… Read More
It is not unusual to have a gallon or two of leftover paint after a project. While painting experts agree that it always makes sense to store a little extra paint to do touch-ups, there is almost never a need to keep excessive amounts. You don’t have to take up valuable space in your garage… Read More
As you look around your kitchen, you might realize that you’re tired of the hum-drum cabinets that have been staring back at you for years. Wouldn’t it be nice to spruce them up with a little paint? Paint covers many sins, as the saying goes, and that includes scratches in the finish of your wood… Read More
Watching football with friends is one of the great joys of adult life, but when you have to do it in the living room with your kids (and significant other) tripping over you, walking in front of the screen and generally driving you crazy … well, some of the enjoyment just melts away. Even if… Read More
As the weather warms up and summer approaches, you’ll be wanting to spend some time on the deck! But before you plan your next cookout or get-together, take a look at these deck maintenance tips that will help ensure that your deck is looking good as new!… Read More