DIY Guide to Wallpaper Stripping

Wallpaper Stripping for the DIY homeowners wallpaper for a homeowner can be a very difficult task.  Wallpaper removal can prove difficult and time consuming.  Using this simple to follow wallpaper removal guide will make your project much easier. Cover the floor with a medium to heavy duty plastic. Tape up the baseboards and connect the plastic to the portion of tape that overlap. Place tape...
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Many moods of color

Choosing the right color for moods Room Color & Mood: Warm & Cool Colors   When choosing a room’s color scheme, remember that balance is best achieved with a mix of warm and cool colors.   Warm Colors Colors with warm tones like reds, yellows and greens. These colors are bright and comfortable.  They may also make small rooms appear smaller and large rooms more cozy. Cool...
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Exterior Spring Painting

Exterior Spring Painting Early spring is a time for working outdoors.  Whether you are cleaning up the yard or planting seeds it’s an absolutely wonderful time to be outside.  Peeling paint and wear on your house exterior may be one of the things you noticed as you started your yard work. Kevin Schaben, paint and color consultant forRoom for Improvement, says spring is one of the best...
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Painting Exterior Trim

Exterior Painting Trim   Tips for painting a home exterior    Exterior Preparation When painting exterior trim on your home, make sure and use a high quality semi-gloss exterior paint Why choose a semi-gloss paint for your exterior trim?  The reasons can be both aesthetic and performance. Generally semi-gloss paint goes on smoother  than a flat paint providing a more seamless finish,...
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Home Exterior Painting tips

Exterior Painting Tips   Tips for painting a home exterior  Exterior Preparation One of the greatest mistakes a homeowner can make is prepping a home improperly.   If you miss this most important step you are simply wasting time and money.  To insure you have a good start, power wash the home a full week before the other work is to begin.  This will ensure ample drying time.  When power...
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