If you’ve ever wondered how long you need to wait before painting after repairing a wall, DAP DryDex Spackling Compound is for you. The spackling goes on pink but turns white to indicate that it’s dry and ready to sand and paint.
Gecko Grip Levels from Black & Decker are available in 24” and 36” lengths. Both come with rubber pads that grip the wall without leaving marks. The 3’ level has sliding marking targets for easy alignment of multiple holes when hanging pictures. The 2’ version comes with a built-in torpedo level and stud finder.
Mold in your home can cause serious health problems, but the toxic chemicals used to combat it are often just as harmful. Concrobium Mold Control kills and prevents mold without dangerous chemicals. It’s odorless and contains no volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
The Handy Ladder Pail from Bercom holds over a gallon of paint or other liquids. A foldout metal bracket attaches securely to both step and extension ladders while the built-in magnet holds a paintbrush or putty knife when not in use.
These auger style bits from Ridgid drill through wood up to six times faster than standard spade bits. The self-starting screw tip pulls the bit into the wood while the sharp spur and cutting surface power cleanly through the wood.
Windows are a great way to let light into a room, but they can also bring in unwanted heat and harmful UV rays from the sun. Gila Window Film is DIY friendly product that blocks UV rays and reduces solar heat gain. It comes in several tints and is available at The Home Depot stores.
Cork is made from the bark of a type of oak tree that grows primarily in Europe. The bark can be harvested every 8-10 years without harming the tree, making it a very environmentally friendly product. Due to its soft nature, cork is easy on your feet, and since it doesn’t absorb or release dust, it can actually improve the air quality in your home.