May , Since clearly no one comes around to feral hives to clean the floors, and since I don t THINK feral hives move every year, it never occurred to me to jump in Last fall I took a week of afternoons to sit on my porch and clean all the old frames I had thrown ( or should I say placed) under my big pine tree two
Aug , After that we patched the rotted original floorboards on the second floor, and rebuilt the first floor porch from scratch, reusing as much of the original After that we scrubbed the railings with bleach (actually my mom did last time she was here), and after everything was dry we primed and caulked all the
We built the deck with pre treated wood which meant that it was great, for a year or two And then, about the time we hit two years you could tell the wood was taking a beating from the harsh weather We knew we needed to stain and seal the deck and pergola or in a few years we would have a rotting, rough and ugly grey
I wanted a place for gardening supplies that also hid the ugly electrical meter and exposed pipes outside our entry, says Lynn So she Make the beefy shelf supports by gluing together pairs of stock corbels attach them to the shelf with stainless steel deck screws, and coat everything with a protective clear stain.
Aug , I tend to believe that jalousie windows were used in millions of homes, often in the three season porch, but sometimes even as main windows as in Dawn s house, above If leaky windows are an issue, some more cost effective ideas may include () Caulk, () Window Quilts, () Exterior storms.
Apr , I want to do the same, but can t decide if I should paint the trim before installing, but then have to touch up nail holes and caulking, or paint once installed Want to take horrid looking mini blinds out of our room at last, til I can afford to put nice looking privacy shades up, no more ugly mini blinds, please.
Sep , I ve been staring at those ugly stairs for almost months now and after ripping up the ugly carpet, this is one of the highlight weeks for sure Before and After painted pine I bought Valspar Porch and Floor paint in Satin, color is Fired Earth, the same color I used on all my interior doors Each stair tread
Dec , The reason being is the tub moves ever so slightly (like when you fill it with water) and this will cause grout to crack, where caulk is flexible on the other walls and on the floor I wanted it all gone as the tile was a mixture of dark blue, light blue, pink and yellow UGLY, Ugly, Ugly This is a X room.
I decided to use the Bright White in the shower (really just to touch up a few spots) glass block and Delorean Gray on the floors (in hindsight, I wish I would have gone a little bit lighter here, especially since it does dry a bit darker than when wet, but on the I then even learned how to re caulk the tub and tackled that, too.
Nov , Ever since Jocie and I purchased our home in the concrete stoop has had this long, ugly crack, and this past summer some yellow jackets tried to take up residence If there was any chance of movement, the appropriate product for this repair would be a flexible, polyurethane concrete crack sealant.
May , How to caulk, a quick and easy explanation of how to caulk moldings So, I have this secret weapon, a secret DIY weapon if you will! Like a karate chop to your project It s caulk Oh wait You ve heard of caulk before! ! Well, okay Projects for us right now include flower beds and staining the back deck.
Apr , We just bought a house with some really ugly wallpaper I would prime with an oil based primer and then paint with a good water based enamel like Sherwin Williams SnapDry, Porch Floor, or ProClassic Reply Just wondering if you do use shiplap, is it recommended to caulk before painting, or not
I will say, what frustrates me the most, is the floor pan and the corners of our shower! I am curious if this will also work on Also, the mold on only one side of our house (vinyl) is back each year and also on the deck Seems like the past years it s Mildew in the grout and caulk drives me insane! I would love to try this!
Oct , My friends at Rustoleum were nice enough to send me their newest RockSolid x Deck Resurfacer for us to review on the ol blog I scoured Pinterest for Even after the paint was applied it didn t fill in all the cracks so he came back and used wood caulk to fill in all the major gaps This required time to dry
Sep , We still need to caulk the space between the sink and the granite, to keep water from seeping down the edge of the granite, but you can see how well it fits next to the sink Kitchen Reno I m able to fill my tall vases and large pots with ease, and there are no more ugly water spots to wipe up For us, this
Feb , The floor is sloped (the sunroom used to be an open air porch, and the sloped floor allowed for drainage) and I needed to add a very functional piece of The caulking will lead to painting, which will lead to painting clapboard siding with a brush, which will lead to painting nine windows and a door, which
Jul , Maybe you ll want a shed with a built in porch extension to provide shade at the side of your deck Not only should it match the design of After all, you re going to need to have easy access to your shed for whatever you re storing in there, but it doesn t have to be ugly Creating landscaping around your
May , Still need to add the final trim work, caulk, and paint One more thing checked off the remodel list but it doesn t seem like we are any closer to being finished Our contractor says it will more than likely be September BIG sigh! The inside view The ledge is where the counter top will rest as it continues into
Oct , SUPPLIES USED M Wood Filler ScotchBlue Painter s Tape Paintable latex caulk White exterior paint (risers stringers) Black floor patio paint (treads) TOOLS USED M Safety Products (respirator and eyewear) Microfiber cloths Putty knife Sandpaper electric sander angled paint brush