Accent Walls: Annoying or Amazing?

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Accent walls have been a prevalent focal point of home design for the last few years. Some designers adore the idea while others aren’t sold. Where do you stand on this topic? Personally, I’m a fan. Accent walls are great opportunities to add an extra fingerprint of your own sense of style. Could it go too far? Absolutely! However, that’s …

Selecting the Right Subway Tile

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  Although it isn’t the focal point that granite countertops or stainless steel appliances may be, subway tile placed in the correct manner can upgrade the atmosphere of a room. One thing is for sure though, nothing could have prepared me for how many options there are when selecting how to outfit a backsplash. Color: There are many options when …

Great Ways to Increase your Home’s ROI

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It’s safe to say that remodeling parts of a home has been a steady trend in the real estate sector. Since the renaissance of the DIYer, revamping a room and upgrading houses to get more bang for your buck has been a rather large part of the industry. Based off of media opinion, the hot spots for performing these makeovers …

Clearing Up Confusion About Caulk

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Caulking is an underappreciated aspect of the home improvement process. Without it you could end up with a drafty home and skyrocketing energy bills, or mold issues because of a leaky seal in the bathroom. Let’s take some time today to talk about caulk and how much of a role it can play in your next DIY project. Caulk is …

The Steelcoat® Spring Cleaning Checklist

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Guess what? Winter is finally coming to end. Birds are chirping, lawns are no longer white, and every once in a while we can head into work without a bulky jacket on. With spring comes a new beginning for many, including you! Let’s get to work on a fresh start; we can start with some major decluttering. We get it, …

Steelcoat® High Density Masks, Covers, and Protects

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If you’re already a participant in the paint industry, you know how important plastic sheeting can be on a frequent basis. There is an abundance of ways that it can come in handy on the job site but those who aren’t around the paint industry may not have as clear of an understanding as to its benefits. DIYers may not …

Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home Value

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Making a jump into the housing marketplace is an important life decision. It doesn’t matter which side of the spectrum you’re on, buying or selling. For today’s purposes, lets stick to what I feel is the more neglected side; very few of the cable network home shows focus on the seller. Most highlight the process of purchasing and renovating the …

Mastering Techniques Against Mold and Mildew

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By description mold could serve as the antagonist in a horror movie. It only lives in the deepest, darkest areas of your home. Basements, attics, even crawl spaces are the prime locations for spores to take root, silently taking over the depths of your property lines. As a homeowner, you can take all the preventative measures but at some point …