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December 9, 2015

How to Install Crown Trim

Be prepared….Installing Crown molding is not easy! It is on an order of magnitude, more complicated than installing a new baseboard. Try installing baseboard first, it is good for […]
December 2, 2015

How to Paint Rusty Metal Garage Doors

Painting Metal Garage Doors: I get this question every week…”Can I paint my metal garage door?” The answer is yes….but! Most metal garage doors come with […]
November 27, 2015

How to Refinish Garage and Entry Doors Like a Pro?

Nothing can be more interesting than a front door that resembles a nicely finished piece of furniture. Over the past few years, it has become really […]
November 18, 2015

How to Refinish Your Deck and Teak Wood Furniture?

A beautifully refinished wood deck not only improves the look of your deck but it also protects and extends the life of the wood. Furthermore, refinishing […]
November 8, 2015

Top 3 Steps to Repair Rotted Wood with Epoxy

Epoxy is an ideal material that can be used to make permanent repairs on rotting window sills, door jambs, and rotted exterior molding etc. Typically the […]
October 29, 2015

Getting your old paint clean!

Super quick tip on getting and keeping your old paint clean Crusty old paint can but pretty good paint inside…how can you get it out and […]
October 26, 2015

Top 4 Steps to Follow When Painting Interior Walls

Painting interior walls is, by far, the easiest way to freshen the look of your home. Here are some great tips to getting your painting project done […]
October 23, 2015

3 Steps To Paint the Interior Trim of Your Room

Painting interior trim is a little more tricky than the walls or ceilings in your home.  Because your doors, frames, cabinets and windows are usually done […]
October 22, 2015

Spackles, Bondo and Marine Filler

Be careful, some common fillers will fail! So what is the difference? Here are some of my favorite fillers, an one to watch out for…it will […]
October 15, 2015

Preparing Galvanized Metal

Without proper preparation, paint will peel from galvanized metal! Here are some tips and tricks to get the job done properly so paint adheres for the […]
October 13, 2015

How to Patch Exterior Stucco?

Stucco is a creative design element for the exterior of many homes in Southern California. Stucco is a long lasting siding material, and it offers protection and […]
October 9, 2015

Painting Techniques…Dirty Bucket

Your only paint bucket is dirty….what to do! Here are some tips and tricks to get the job done and paint back in the can when […]
October 5, 2015
Patch Large Holes in Drywall

Top 5 Ways to Patch Large Holes in Drywall

If you ever find a hole marring an otherwise perfectly good wall, you shouldn’t worry anymore. The simple solution is to patch your drywall. Patching drywall […]
October 2, 2015

Fixing holes in walls

Some holes are just too big to fill with spackle…here’s how to do it Fixing holes in your wall requires a few specialized tools Tools and […]
September 27, 2015

Is oil based paint still available?

Yes! But…..it is not as easily available as it was in the old days! Are you looking for that old fashioned, hard as a rock, smells […]
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