Deck Staining Tools:  What's Better, What's Best?

Deck Staining Tools: What’s Better, What’s Best?

When it comes to applying stain or sealer to your deck, there are a wide variety of tools and applicators available. But which tools work the best? Which ones do ...
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How Do I Clean an Old, Gray Deck?

How Do I Clean an Old, Gray Deck?

“We just bought a new house and the deck looks terrible!  It’s gray and faded. How do we get it ready for a new coat of stain?” This is a ...
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The Eyebrow Incident

The Eyebrow Incident

The wheels started to come off right away this morning when I moved a little slower than normal while getting ready. A little delay here, a little delay there and ...
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Dress for Success: 3 Tips for Your Next Paint Job!

Dress for Success: 3 Tips for Your Next Paint Job!

A number of years ago, in the middle of the night, we heard something that sounded like gunshots outside our window. Well, needless to say, the second I heard the ...
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Paint Behind the Toilet Without Pulling It (Or Even Removing the Tank!)

Paint Behind the Toilet Without Pulling It (Or Even Removing the Tank!)

Years ago I tackled a bathroom remodel and in all my wisdom, I pulled the toilet out myself. At 10:30 at night. Before having the kids use it. It was ...
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From Bottle to Vase in 6 Easy Steps

From Bottle to Vase in 6 Easy Steps

If you’re into decorating and if you’ve got even the slightest amount of creativity, you’re always looking for a project. Something outside the norms, something a little different, little things ...
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