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If you have a lot of scraping to do, opt for a larger one with a carbide blade. While these cost more, they will last longer and do a better...
Yes. There are several do-it-yourself test kits that are approved by the EPA. Go to www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/kits.htm for a listing of test kits that...
Always check the paint can for specific recommendations. But for general guidelines, you want the paint to dry evenly, so try to paint in the shade...
While it’s always a good idea to prime before painting, unless you ceiling has stains, you probably don’t need to because it doesn’t take the...
It depends on how textured the ceiling is. If it’s slightly textured, a 3/8-inch or a ½-inch nap roller cover should work well. If it’s...
It depends on factors such as whether or not there are stains that need attention and if you are painting the ceiling white or giving it some color....
As a general rule, you should use a synthetic bristle brush with latex paint and a natural bristle brush with oil-base paints. However, many...
Look for the tips of the bristles to be a different color than the rest of the bristles. This shows that the tips have been machined to be flagged,...
First, cut a small hole 1/8th of an inch from the tip of the spout at an angle. Don’t cut off too much of the tip. Then, most caulk guns come with...
Use tape that is designated as painters tape. This tape is usually blue or green in color. It is designed to provide excellent masking capabilities,...
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