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How to Save Money on Paint for Your Home

Interior painting can quickly become expensive. Particularly if you decide to go for the kinds of premium quality paints that deliver outstanding coverage, impeccable looks and a finish that lasts. Which is precisely why so many homeowners search high and low for ways and means …

Chalkboard Paint: An Affordable Interior Transformation

Despite having been around for some time now, chalkboard paint is only just beginning to make its way into a relatively modest number of homes across the US. Which for the most part comes down to two things – availability and affordability. Once a relatively …

Painters Tape: Use It Like the Pros

You’d be forgiven for thinking that if there was one painters’ supply with which it was impossible to go wrong, it would be painters tape. As in, the simple stuff you use to avoid getting paint in areas you’d rather keep clean and paint-free. Getting …

Paintbrush Care & Cleaning FAQ

Contrary to popular belief, most people don’t actually know the proper/professional way to clean paintbrushes. Which is why they (as in most people) have a tendency to throw all manner of weird and wonderful chemical concoctions at them and hope for the best. Unfortunately, not …

Sandpaper: Getting to Grips with the Nitty Gritty

These days, more homeowners than ever before are making the decision to go ahead with their own painting and home improvement projects. Better tools, premium paints and lower costs across the spectrum are encouraging those with a taste for the DIY lifestyle to get busy …

Disappointing DIY Paint Job? Here’s What Probably Went Wrong

While some get a real kick out of exterior home painting, for others it’s the chore to end all chores. Admittedly, the latter category has considerably more members than the former. Nevertheless, exterior home painting is the kind of thing you can’t realistically avoid. That …

Carpentry Works – Why It Pays to Go Pro

When it comes to the replacement of rotten wood around the home, there are basically two ways you can go. One of these is to tackle the job yourself, the other is to call in the professionals. Of course, the obvious benefit of the DIY …

Epoxy Floors – Pure Magic for Concrete Floors

Given the fact that most of us don’t walk around with our eyes trained downwards, it’s hardly surprising floors don’t get too much attention. Nevertheless – and for reasons that are blindingly obvious – to call floors around the home important would be something of …

Staining Your Decking Like a Pro

Look after your outdoor decking and it will look after you in a multitude of ways. Not only does decking provide a family with an outstanding exterior living space, but it can also increase the overall value of your property significantly. Indeed, a home can …

Painting Metal Rails and Railings Outdoors

There’s usually at least one individual in every household who isn’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty. Whether it’s everyday repairs around the house, a new coat of paint in the bedrooms or the odd DIY project in the garden, …