Every home needs to be painted periodically. Paint is the best way to freshen a home. Home improvement magazines and television shows make it seem so easy, but before you paint do a little research. What the magazines and TV shows don't tell you is how to select paint, how to prepare a room for painting, the tools required for your job and the steps that lead to a good paint job. They also don't tell you how long it will take to complete the job, especially if you're painting solo.
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Repairing ceiling cracks requires patience. Cracks can occur when roof trusses expand and contract, or when the framing materials of the house move due to seasonal heating and cooling.
Mothers always tell their children "don't play ball in the house" but accidents do happen and the result is often a hole in the drywall.
Spring has finally arrived! The ice has melted from the rooftops and milder temperatures encourage housebound Central New Yorkers to inspect our homes for winter damage and start "spring cleaning." Here are ten areas of the home you should check for problems: