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How to Paint Your Garage a Faux-Wood Finish - Sanding block or sander - Giani Wood Look Paint for Garage Doors. Clean the surface thoroughly. Also, sand any rough areas and remove any sanding dust with a damp rag. Apply the base coat of the woodgrain kit. A sash brush works well for the edges, grooves and corners of panels.

Understanding AFCI and GFCI Outlets: What You Should Know Arc-fault and ground-fault circuit interrupters offer protection from electrical hazards, but that — and their two buttons — is where their similarities end.

Rock The Block - The Home Depot Foundation Event This project helped support The Home Depot Foundation's mission of improving the homes and lives of veterans across the country. It was also part of the foundation's $14 million+ commitment by 2022 to revitalize Atlanta's Westside community.

Serving Veterans at The Home Depot Foundation's Rock the Block Event Yuni of Love Your Abode attended The Home Depot Foundation's Rock the Block Event dedicated to serving veterans around the Atlanta area.

Serving Veterans with The Home Depot Foundation Rock the Block Event Sarah Lampley attended The Home Depot Foundation's Rock the Block Foundation event dedicated to serving Veterans around the Atlanta area.

Rock the Block with The Home Depot Foundation So you know I'm a clean freak, but sometimes getting my hands dirty is just the best. That's exactly what Lewis and I did on April 26 for The Home Depot Foundation's Rock the Block annual Spring into Service project. We all met up bright and early in this adorable neighborhood on Atlanta's historic west side.

Signs Your Home May Have Termites When it comes to termites, there are two types of these pests to be aware of. Drywood termites and subterranean termites, each with distinct indications of their presence, wreak havoc on homes every year, causing over $5 billion in property damage annually.

Beginners' Tips for Building Your Own Furniture These tips will have you making furniture in no time:. Your first project should be simple; although you desire to make intricate designs, you should wait until you have mastered and learned how to work with carpentry tools.

Monday Inspiration: Pale Neutrals You know, of course, the saying that for every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction? Actually maybe I only know that because I have a 15yo studying physics GCSE, but, that aside, it's happening in interior design at the moment. Over the last few years we have become much more confident as a nation with colour.

142: Our Kitchen Is Grosser Than You Think So it turns out there are some weird spots in the kitchen where germs go to party - so we're learning more about that, as well as talking about why we gave up on those meal delivery kits and found a better solution for our family. We're also talking about how shopping for your home can be fun, but it can also be frustrating and time-consuming.

Ep 19. Butcher Block Protection & Porch Paint Problems How to keep butcher block surfaces in tip-top shape. - The issues accompanied by painting concrete. - How to repair a damaged and chipped concrete paint job. - Planting in the summer heat. - Joe has three Simple Solutions that will add extra space inside your garage.

8 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Eco-Friendly A kitchen makeover transforms the feel of your home and energizes you to cook and spend more time in the kitchen. However, when renovating your kitchen, it's important to focus not just on aesthetics but also the impact it'll create on the environment.

Exploring the Color Psychology of Spring Interior Design Do you know color psychology in interior design? Here's how spring décor affects a person's mood!

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Accessible Without Remodeling The kitchen doesn't have to intimidate, especially if you have hand paralysis. Here's how to make it work for you!

3 Tips to Lengthen Your Concrete Patio's Life Whether you're entertaining outdoors, dining 'alfresco' or curling up with a book, the patio offers a nice escape from indoor living - and that's why it's important to maintain it. Concrete is beautiful, durable and long-lasting on its own, but performing regular maintenance will prolong your patio's life and keep it looking its best.

The Way We Use Water Needs To Change!! This was a recent statement by Ofwat. A call for urgent action adding 'Planning for a resilient and affordable water supply is not yet effective' The average person uses about 140 litres a day, but Government experts believe that this needs to fall to 100 litres.

The Perfect Outdoor Summer Patio In a new house everyone wants to make sure all parts are perfect. JeriKay Moujoodi put the finishing touches on her dream home, just in time for the summer.

How to Replace an Attic Door String with a Hook When I was looking for a solution so we didn't have to look at a string hanging down all the time, I found this thing called an Attic Ease pull system. Robert just cut off the string from the inside, pulled it out of the existing hole, and we screwed this little ring in its place.

7 Tips to Create Industrial Style in Your Home Exposed brick walls, bare steel columns, and timber roof trusses have been predominant in waterfront warehouses and manufacturing districts. If needed, travel to the nearest town with a rich history and see if any revitalization of older buildings has taken place.

House Tour: Pearl Lowe The new episode of the podcast, The Great Indoors, is out today and today, for the first time, we have managed to bring you pictures and words so you can look or listen or, perhaps, do both.

6 Tips to Build Your Ultimate Home Theater Designing the home theater of your dreams is like piecing a puzzle together — you need all the right elements for the perfect result.

The Duplex Laundry Room / Mudrooms: Completed! If you walk into the room all the way and place your back to the back door, this is what you see. Our stacked washer and dryer, and the storage cabinet that we built in next to it.

May Home Maintenance To-Do List Find out what you need to do to maintain your home in the month of May, from window cleaning and deck repair to termite inspection and lawn mower maintenance.

Derelict Garages Replaced by Modern Family Home With an eye for a bargain, Darren and Lucy Henderson bought a derelict garage site in Bournemouth and transformed it into a striking contemporary family home.

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