DIY HOME IMPROVEMENT

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Today, I thought it might be helpful to share a list of 13 basic DIY skills that I think every homeowner should know how to do. If you can’t do all of these, that’s okay! It has taken me a long time to figure all of these out myself.
This isn’t my first time painting baseboards with carpet. I painted the entirety of our basement using an industrial-strength paint sprayer. It was quite the paint job and I learned a hell of a lot along the way. My biggest lesson was that the prep work was incredibly time-consuming, but oh-so-necessary. If you’re painting an entire room and will be using a paint sprayer, here’s the best way to prep your baseboards for paint.
The beadboard was up, the holes were filled, and the seams were caulked. The space was officially ready for paint. I made my decision…DARK GREEN FOR THE WIN!

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DIY Guide To Properly Maintain Your Garage Door
Be sure to lubricate the coils on your garage door. Have a squeaky garage door and not sure how to keep it working well for years? I walk you through how to maintain your garage door. From lubricating the hinges, to power washing and cleaning the garage door, here's your DIY guide.
a living room with a couch, coffee table and books on the end tables in it
How To Add Wood Slat Panels To A Blank Wall (Step-by-Step)
Adding a wood slat panel wall behind a leather couch. Have a big blank wall behind your couch? Add wood slat wall panels. This is a DIY project that anyone can do and it adds so much interest and depth to the room. I walk you through the full step-by-step tutorial in the blog post.
a woman is painting the wall in her home
Paint Sheens 101: How To Choose The Right Finish
You figured out the perfect color for your walls, but what about the sheen? I break down the differences so you can choose the right one! From eggshell to semi-gloss and everything in between. Here are my best tips!
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Sunrun Solar Panels Review - Our Experience (Pros + Cons)
our new sunrun solar panels to be more energy efficient. We recently added solar panels to our room. Here's my Sunrun solar panels review including cost, installation, and overall experience.
a living room filled with furniture and pictures on the wall above it's coffee table
How To Add Wood Slat Panels To A Blank Wall (Step-by-Step)
Adding a gallery wall over the couch. Have a big blank wall behind your couch? Add wood slat wall panels. This is a DIY project that anyone can do and it adds so much interest and depth to the room. I walk you through the full step-by-step tutorial in the blog post.
DIY Guide To Properly Maintain Your Garage Door
I have a complete step-by-step guide, showing you how to maintain your garage door by yourself. And the best part? It will take you less than 10 minutes!
choosing a blue gray paint color for our master bedroom. Need help picking the perfect paint color for your walls? And which store should you visit once you finally decide? I break down everything you need to know about choosing a paint color in this paint buying guide. Grey, Paint Colours, Blue Gray Paint Colors, Grey Paint Colors, Blue Gray Paint, Paint Colors
The Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Interior Paint
choosing a blue gray paint color for our master bedroom. Need help picking the perfect paint color for your walls? And which store should you visit once you finally decide? I break down everything you need to know about choosing a paint color in this paint buying guide.
step by step painting a room from scratch
A DIY Guide to Painting a Room From Start to Finish
Want to paint your room but not sure where to start? I'm here to help! I walk you through every step to paint a room from start to finish. From the correct paint supplies to cutting in and more!
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The Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Interior Paint
Need help picking the perfect paint color for your walls? And which store should you visit once you finally decide? I break down everything you need to know about choosing a paint color in this paint buying guide..
a person using a paint roller to fix a wall that has been torn off with pink paper
California Drywall Patch Repair (Step-by-Step Photos)
Have a big hole in your drywall? Here's a step-by-step for the California drywall patch method for a seamless finish. I walk you through the DIY supplies you need and how to make your drywall look good again!
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How To Fix Peeling Paint On Your Windows & Sills
Are your windows or sills peeling and flaking? Here's how to fix it so it doesn't happen again. From sanding, to priming, and painting...I walk you through every step for this simple DIY fix.
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California Drywall Patch Repair (Step-by-Step Photos)
Priming the wall with Zinsser bullseye. Have a big hole in your drywall? Here's a step-by-step for the California drywall patch method for a seamless finish. I walk you through the DIY supplies you need and how to make your drywall look good again!
a woman is painting the walls with rollers
A DIY Guide to Painting a Room From Start to Finish
Want to paint your room but not sure where to start? I'm here to help! I walk you through every step to paint a room from start to finish. From the correct paint supplies to cutting in and more!
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The Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Interior Paint
Need help picking the perfect paint color for your walls? And which store should you visit once you finally decide? I break down everything you need to know about choosing a paint color in this paint buying guide.
a person holding up a piece of brown paper on top of a wooden dining room table
California Drywall Patch Repair (Step-by-Step Photos)
Have a big hole in your drywall? Here's a step-by-step for the California drywall patch method for a seamless finish. I walk you through the DIY supplies you need and how to make your drywall look good again!