All posts tagged "Wall"
Tip of the Day: Skim Coat Plastering
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’ http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-09-25.mp3
- Posted September 25, 2017
5 ways to reinvent your garage
(BPT) – The garage – it’s that space where you used to just store your car, lawn mower, power tools, bikes, bats and boxes of things you wore in the 90s. But to say a garage is only...
- Posted September 5, 2016
Exterior Wall Covering: Patching Stucco
Yes, it actually has been us, the Carey Bros., who have written each and every On The House column since its inception. But lately, it has been our artist Stan Kohler who has been selecting our topics....
- Posted August 21, 2016
Pointing A Brick Wall
Brick is one of the most attractive and durable finishes for both interior and exterior surfaces. Bricks are joined together using a brick mortar, a combination of sand and cement. Unfortunately, over time, the mortar joints will...
- Posted April 19, 2016
Easy Cleaning Tips
Spring is a great time to tackle many home and garden projects which have been on the back burner while anticipating fair weather. The pleasant feeling of curling up to a cozy fire during the chilly months...
- Posted March 27, 2016
DIY Picture Frame
Except for Hawaii most of the rest of the country is either cold, wet, covered with snow or besieged by some combination thereof. On a scale of one to ten this reduces most folks interest in outdoor...
- Posted March 19, 2016
Exterior Painting is A Fair Weather Project!
Exterior painting is a fair weather project. Spring and late summer/early fall are two of the best times of year to give the exterior of the old homestead a fresh coat of paint. This is primarily because paint is best...
- Posted March 7, 2016
Begin With A Good Foundation
The first home in a permanent community, outside a tree or a cave, was constructed long before we were born – about 11,000 years ago. That was before we were born. Although these homes were made of...
- Posted February 24, 2016
Helping to Keep the Peace with Drywall
Privacy: It’s a condition that’s becoming rarer around many homes. Sometimes the disturbing noise comes from your teenager’s stereo in the next bedroom. Other times the noise comes from the teenager’s stereo in the bedroom in the...
- Posted February 1, 2016
All About Exterior Paint Problems
A coat of paint on the exterior of a home can do wonders to improve its appearance and hence its value. Albeit, appearance is important to the value of a home, enough can’t be said for the...
- Posted August 30, 2015