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DIY German Schmear for Brick: A Step-by-Step Guide to Transform Your Home’s Aesthetic

The German Schmear technique is a method of mortar washing that gives brickwork a rustic, old-world charm reminiscent of traditional European architecture. I’ve found it’s a fantastic way to update the appearance of a brick fireplace, accent wall, or exterior brickwork. Follow along to see what I did to my daughter’s home. The brick went … Read more

How To Paint Laminate Countertops

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Tired of your ugly laminate counter top but don’t want to break the bank for new ones? Time to turn to our trusty, thrifty solution: paint! Below are instructions on how to paint laminate countertops a new color and painting them to look like natural stone: How To Paint Laminate Countertops How to paint laminate … Read more

20 Insanely Clever Upgrades For Your Home

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Ladies and gentlemen, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. You need an extra sparkle, a lil’ something to bring the glam back into your house? Rest your weary eyes. These 20 upgrades will leave your humble abode feeling like a palace. 20 Insanely Clever Upgrades For Your Home First up is Julie Blanner with … Read more

6 Ways to Make Your Garage More Temperature Proof

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The garage can be an unpleasant workshop during months with extreme heat or bitter cold. Here are some ways to temperature proof your garage so it will be a more enjoyable work space all year round: Insulation Walls Insulate the garage walls and install a moisture barrier over the insulation. Cover the moisture barrier with … Read more

The Beginner’s Guide to Patching Drywall Flawlessly

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Here is your beginner’s guide to patching small holes in drywall flawlessly. Believe me, if I can do it, you can too! Patching drywall is a great way to do an easy home renovation. Patching Drywall Let’s look at perhaps the most common reason why you would need drywall repair: doorknob damage. Someone opened a … Read more

10 Caulking Tips And Tricks For A Perfect (And Painless) Job

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Caulking tips and tricks are something the average homeowner should know. Most of us have at least one caulking project to do during home ownership, but more often there are many.  Depending on the size of the job, a caulking project is a huge pain. Here are a few caulking tips and tricks to make … Read more