Two Tips for Repainting a Ceiling

If you are going to repaint the walls in your home or office, you should definitely also consider repainting the ceilings. Many people don't realize how important this is. If you have a white ceiling, you might think that there is no need to paint it. After all, the ceiling hardly ever gets touched, and since it is white you might think fading won't be an issue. But, white ceiling paint can fade dramatically over the years—usually, it will turn a little yellow. [Read More]

Answering Some Routinely Asked Excavation Questions

Having your property excavated may be necessary for a number of projects. However, you may not have much experience with this type of work, and this may make you unsure of what to expect. Luckily, learning the answers to a few of the more frequently asked excavation questions will provide you with a more thorough understanding of what having your property excavated will entail. How Much Damage Will Be Done to the Property During the Excavation Work? [Read More]

How To Convert A Hardwired Light Into A Plugin

If you want to add a sconce or pendant light, but there is no pre-wired light box, consder converting a hardwired fixture into a plugin. Converting a hardwired wall light fixture to a plugin allows you freedom to move the lights, and it avoids the cost of rewiring. A novice should be able to tackle this job. Here are tips to convert a hardwired wall light fixture to a plugin.. [Read More]

Use Exterior Paint That Matches The Color Of Your Home To Improve The Appearance Of A Rusted Gate

If you recently purchased a home or piece of property that has an old iron gate with a rusted surface leading to its entrance way, improve the appearance of the enclosure by removing rust spots and adding a couple coats of exterior paint that match the color of your home's siding by completing the steps below. Materials iron cleaner sponge bucket of water water hose rust-dissolving gel paintbrush drop cloths painter's tape can of exterior primer can of exterior paint (color that matches home's siding) electric paint sprayer Clean The Gate And Remove Rust [Read More]