I understand that the title “remote window restoration” may seem a little odd. Do you have a 300 mile long putty knife? Sadly no, but this craziness of quarantining and social distancing has given me an idea for a new […]
Are we all having fun yet with the Coronavirus quarantine and social distancing? Not so much for me, but like anyone I’m trying to make the best of it and look for the silver lining in this dark cloud. I […]
If you’re a homeowner you are constantly buying tools and supplies to make repairs and fix things that break. We’re all looking for the best tools and supplies at the right price so I thought I’d give you my thoughts […]
Usually I’m showing you how to restore your old house, but sometimes I like to get creative and reuse some of the myriad of leftover building materials I come across as a restoration contractor. Today, I wanted to give you […]
Picking the right paint brush is a big deal! It may not seem like it, but using the right brush is pivotal to your finish turning out right. If you want to have a great finish then there are three things you need to get right. The right technique, the right paint, and the right brush. These three things make up the holy trinity of painting. You can’t have a truly great paint job without all three.
Fixing drafty windows is easier than you may think. We all know that old windows can be drafty, but those drafts can largely be stopped with proper hardware. You have to have the right hardware, it has to be installed properly, and it has to be free of paint.
It’s never good news when something starts sagging and your doors are no exception. Don’t worry though, because learning how to fix a sagging door is simple and after 5 minutes of reading this post you’ll be ready for the task!
Dear HGTV, I have concerns. I love you. You’ve been a faithful companion and we’ve shared more than a few laughs and tears together, but I’m worried you’re drifting away from me.