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How To Calculate Paint Quantity For Any Project

Quick and Easy Tip: How to calculate paint for any project! When it comes to painting projects, how do you figure out how much paint you’ll need? Most of us probably ask the clerk at the paint desk how much we should get. And normally this is fine, but what if the clerk is new… Read more »

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Wall Edge Painting Tips

Today Eddie writes: Help! I always mess up on the edges when I’m painting. Do you have any painting tips that could help me out? Any advice is appreciated. Eddie, as you well know, painting is not as easy as it appears on home improvement shows. But that’s probably just because we don’t have a highly… Read more »

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Cheap Home Decorating Ideas

Everyone dreams big when it comes to making over their home. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that! But if your budget is limited, you may want to consider some cheap home decorating ideas that can still make a big difference and be light on your budget. This way you don’t have to feel… Read more »

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Tips For Painting Stripes

Today, Violet writes: I really need some tips for painting stripes in my living room. I’ve seen it done and it looks fabulous, but I am scared to do it myself! It looks like a lot of work, is there an easy way to paint stripes on a wall? There aren’t any easy tips for painting stripes… Read more »

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Get Your Weekend Back

Today’s original guest post is provided by Lou Manfredini, Ace Hardware’s home expert. Spring is finally here and inevitably that means it’s time to start thinking about projects that can spruce up your home inside and out. The great news is that with the right resources and a strategic plan, you can tackle your to-do’s and then move… Read more »

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Top Five Home Makeovers For The Holiday Season

This time of year I can’t help but be reminded of the upcoming holiday season. And not just because I need to prep my home for incoming guests, rather because I get several emails from readers who waited until the last-minute to get things done! This year I figured I’d be a little more proactive… Read more »

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Can You Afford A Home Makeover?

In today’s economy, many people are trying to figure out if they can afford to do a home makeover for specific areas of their home.  Especially if budgets have to be stretched to make this happen.  When considering whether or not to renovate or if you can afford a home makeover for any room, it’s… Read more »

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Keeping Paint Fresh With PaintGard

There is a new product coming out that can make stored paint last longer.  I haven’t had a chance to test it out yet, since it’s not available for purchase yet.  So I’m not sure if it does what it says it does.  But if so, it will be a must have for any project… Read more »