How to clean a Paint Roller

How to clean a Paint Roller Way back in 1998 I was remodeling two bathrooms in the middle of nowhere with a paint supply place even further away. So it was important that I clean the rollers very well. The only place to clean them was outside with a hose. Once I started spraying the roller it started to spin and…

How To Tape Sheetrock By Color Day 2

How To Tape Sheetrock By Color Day 2 http://youtu.be/S30DJThdceY Now that we are done with the tape it's time to do apply the second coat of joint compound. It's really easy. Sure it's time to get really good at it, but just follow my simple instructions and you'll be a pro in no time. Applying the second coat of joint compound Scrape down…

How to Install a 220 Volt Outlet 4 wire or Dryer Outlet

How to Install a 220 Volt Outlet 4 wire or Dryer Outlet httpv://youtu.be/dAoknHYPZ5M In this video I show you how to install a 220 volt outlet using 4 wire. The fourth wire is the neutral (white wire). Most dryer wires will be a 10 gauge wire for 30 amps. However the wire shown in the video was a #6 wire for a 40 - 50 amp.. Please…

Basic Tools for the First Time Homeonwer

basic_tools It's the tools that make a man. Or is it, it's the man that makes the tools. Either way if you're a first time homeowner you're probably wondering what tools should I have on hand incase of an emergency. Well you can never have enough tools needless to say for an emergency. However here's a…

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Installing a Whole House Fan

Installing a Whole House Fan

A whole fan can cool your house off on those summer days in the matter of minutes. Now if it’s hotter outside of course you wouldn’t want that hot air in just yet. A wh Full Story »

Electrical

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Electric in the UK

Since I have only lived and worked in the US I find it very interesting on just how different the electric is in the UK. Fred from London shared this with me and thought it would m Full Story »

Tips And Tricks

Painting rooms

Adding Texture to Your Walls

There are many great reasons to use textured paint on your walls instead of conventional smooth paint. One reason that homeowners choose these techniques is to hide imperfections i Full Story »

Siding

How to install a window

How to install a window

This is for a complete new window install. Not a replacement window which is very different. A new window should not fit real tight in the opening. You should have at 3/4″ of Full Story »