Prepping the exterior of an old house for painting - Bookshelf
Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the ...
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This New York Times bestselling book is filled with hundreds of fun, deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up your home. With two home renovations under their (tool) belts and millions of hits per month on their blog YoungHouseLove.com, Sherry and John Petersik are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the relatable voice the Petersiks are known for. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct looks, and so much more.
Preparing. Exterior. Wood. for. a. New. Coat. BY JOSH GARSKOF Regular paint maintenance, like spot scraping and painting, has kept. AINT IS NOT JUST AN AESTHETIC DETAIL, it is the first layer of protection for an old house. Left exposed ...
Alison Shaw BASICS Prep Steps for Exterior Paint on Old Houses By Gordon Bock T HOMAS EDISON RIGHTLY noted that "Genius is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration." Had he been talking about wood exteriors on old ...
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.