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Selecting Interior Paint Finishes

Deciding which of the interior paint finishes you want to use is as important as deciding on what color you want to paint your walls. There are different types of interior paint finishes. They have different sheens that range from flat to high gloss. Flat/Matte: A flat/matte paint finish has no shine and does not […]

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Drywall Repair Made Simple

If you are interested in knowing how to make a simple drywall repair to a damaged wall, this article is worth reading. We will discuss how to cover nail and screw holes using a way that makes them easy to patch and totally disappear. We will also show you how to repair a larger hole […]

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Painting Your House Yourself

In this section you will find information about painting your house. I just love the smell of a fresh paint. We usually paint in the spring as soon as the weather starts to warm. If you have read our “About Us” page, you know we have rehabbed many houses over the years. We painted the […]

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Growing Tomato Plants Upside Down

In the past, my husband, Dave, has put out tomato plants in a bed next to our house. Every summer we have always enjoyed delicious tomatoes. This year he has decided to plant his tomatoes in buckets like they show on TV. He did not buy any special containers. He is using regular 5 gallon […]

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Pictures of our Back Porch and Spa

It is a relaxing back porch and spa now, but it was not always that way. Below are pictures of a home remodeling project that was done in stages. It started as a deck, which after being spruced up and added to, becomes a covered porch with spa and a great place for summer outdoor […]

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