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HOW TO PAINT A ROOM

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PAINTING A ROOM GETTING STARTED Clear the room, gather all of your supplies, and layout your drop cloth.Scrape off any loose paint, if needed.Remove any nails from the wall and spackle any holes or imperfections. Sand smooth.Clean the walls and trim, if needed. Dust along the baseboards, windows, and doorways with a…
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DIY PAINTING TIPS, TRICKS, AND A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

DIY PAINTING TIPS, TRICKS, AND A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE My dad was a handyman, and I grew up helping him. I’ve painted my home from top to bottom, as well as the houses and apartments of countless other people. I’ve learned a thing or two over the years and I’m happy to share my tips and…
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How To: Choose a New Roof for Your House

How To: Choose a New Roof for Your House If you're choosing a new roof for your new or existing home, aesthetics are important, but so too are the material's cost, weight, and installation requirements. By Bob Vila Whether you are building from scratch or choosing a new roof for your existing home, a wide…
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15 Quick Fixes to Make Around Your House

15 Quick Fixes to Make Around Your House Fifteen-minute projects that won't put a dent in your weekend. By Adam Bluestein Squeaky Door Hinges: Spray a little WD-40 onto the hinges, moving the door back and forth to work in the lubricant. Or try rubbing the hinges with petroleum jelly. If these tricks don’t work,…
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