Add Rich-Colored Stain, Varnish, And Accessories To Wooden Plantation Shutters

If you have unfinished, wooden plantation shutters covering the windows in your home's den, give them an updated appearance by adding a rich-colored coat of stain to their surface with the following steps. Afterwards, apply a clear coat of varnish to seal the stain. To further enhance the beauty of the shutters, replace knobs or hardware pieces with new ones that contrast with the color of the stain. Materials electric drill screwdriver vinyl tarp emery cloth scrub brush detergent water hose wood stain mixing stick rags thin paintbrush clear varnish paint tray replacement knobs and hardware Remove The Shutters And Hardware; Sand And Clean The Wood Read More 

Front Door Seen Better Days? 3 Signs That It Might Be Time For A New One

If it's been a while since you replaced your front door, it might be time for a change. You might think that since it still shuts, it's serving its purpose. Unfortunately, that's not necessarily true. Just because your front door closes and latches properly doesn't mean it's doing its job. Take a look at the list below. If any of the items listed seem familiar, it's time for a new door. Read More 

Three Types of Shutters to Consider for the Windows in Your Home

Homeowners have a lot of decisions to make in regard to the furnishing, organization, and functionality of their homes. Since homeowners have their own wants and needs for their homes, there is no reason to pick a certain kind of refrigerator, countertop, or bathtub based on someone else's opinion. In the case of getting new shutters for your home, you should take various types into consideration so that the finished look fits what you have in mind and provides the privacy and shade that you want. Read More 

Signs That It Is Time to Replace Your Glass Door

It is important to make sure that you are well aware of when it might be time to have your glass door replaced. To help you determine whether now is the time, you will want to review the following points. There Is a Gap Along the Edge of the Glass A gap along the edge of the glass in the door is a serious problem on many levels. The gap may be letting air flow through the door and causing your home to be less energy efficient. Read More 

Tips for Keeping Your Vinyl Siding in Good Shape

If you want to make sure that the siding on your home lasts as long as possible, you will need to review the following tips. Power Wash It It is vital that you are doing your best to keep the buildup of grime, dirt, grease, and bird droppings off of your vinyl siding. To do this, you simply need to power wash the siding a couple times a year. The closer your home sits to a busy road, the more often you may have to do this, as the passing of vehicles will cause a lot of dirt to fly up onto your house. Read More