Unaesthetic gouges or holes in the drywall are not easily avoidable. Whether moving into a home that was previously lived in by someone else or you are planning to move wall art into your own home, there will come a time when you would need to repair the walls in your home. Most drywall repairs require only a joint compound and a few other tools in order to spackle drywall. Continue reading
Q: What is your favorite home improvement TV show?
A: I don’t have time to watch much television, but occasionally I’ll watch HGTV. I think my favorite show is “The Vanilla Ice Project” because it’s hilarious (everything Vanilla Ice does is funny). I especially enjoy watching V.I. do demolition work while dressed in parachute pants and a basketball jersey (not really appropriate workwear). On a more serious note, HGTV shows can be entertaining while also providing homeowners with ideas for remodeling projects, and I think there’s definite value in that – for homeowners and contractors. In fact, several friends and relatives of mine have had work done on their homes after being inspired by something they saw on HGTV. Continue reading
The planning and budgeting phase of any remodeling project is over loaded with decisions to be made. These decisions are mostly the design elements and product selections. However, remodeling, unlike building a new home, almost always involves patching and renovating to an existing area. Ideally, the remodeled and unaltered areas will meet at the transition from one room to another at a door or doorway.