If you are like us, bugs rank high on your list of the "Worst Things About Summer." There are so many pesticides and pest prevention products on the market, but many of them contain harsh chemicals that can have adverse effects on you and your loved ones. It's possible that an effective solution could be … Continue reading All Natural Pest Prevention Tips
Like any exterior element of your home, Mother Nature can wreak havoc on your deck. Now is the time to give it a little TLC so you can enjoy it all summer long. Before you roll up your sleeves, keep these tips in mind. Choose Your Project The two main options you have for … Continue reading Tips to Stain or Restore Your Deck
There are various types of spackling Red Devil offers and at times, it may be confusing to decide which one is best for you. Take a look at this handy guide we created to help make the decision a little easier.
One of the most common projects DIYs homeowners and renters have to do is repairing holes or cracks in walls. The sheer volume of products on the shelves of your local home improvement store can be overwhelming so below are six questions you should ask yourself before you get started. Do I Need Lightweight … Continue reading Six Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Wall Repair DIY
Water damage is something every homeowner tries to protect their home against, but many have found that it can be a stealthy advisory. Water damage can be hard to detect until it reaches a significant and usually expensive level. These are our favorite tips to help you know where to look and what to look … Continue reading Eight Signs That Your Home Has Water Damage
When a storm hits, it's too late to make sure your home is storm proof. Here are some tips to make sure your home is ready for whatever Mother Nature may bring your way. Remove branches When fueled by storm winds, even the most unassuming branches can cause significant damage so it is imperative to … Continue reading How to Know if Your Home is Storm Ready
There are an overwhelming amount of different caulks out there and choosing the right one for the right job can be a little difficult. Here is a quick guide to eliminate the stress and help you to pick the perfect caulk for your project. In case you were wondering, caulks generally have two main functions. … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Caulk For the Right Project
Honestly, not using your caulk entirely won't make or break your project budget, but why waste what you can use later? Here are three quick tips to show you how to preserve your open caulk tube. Tip One: Use a nail and tape If you cut a large hole in the caulk cartridge … Continue reading Three Ways to Seal Your Caulk Cartridge
Tintable caulk is one of the newest trends in the home building and renovation industry. Whether it's for your own personal project or for a client, the ability to customize is essential to success. For so long, one of the elements of our building projects that couldn't be customized was the caulk color, until now. … Continue reading How To Create a Custom Caulk Color
So you just got a brand spanking new apartment and you are all excited to paint your walls the color that best expresses you. Then you spot some tiny wall buzz-killers called thumb tack holes and all seems lost. These nearly microscopic holes occur when thumbtacks or small push pins are used to hang pictures or posters. Fortunately, these types of holes can be easily repaired and blended into the surrounding wall so you can paint with confidence. All you need is a finger, some lightweight spackling, and a damp rag!