Exterior Painting & Staining

Extension Ladder Bucket Holder

Extension ladders are a must for painting on higher areas of the home. But where do you put the paint? Watch this video to find out how to make a DIY bucket holder for your ladder.

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Caulking siding joints.

How To Caulk Effectively

Home centers now dedicate an entire aisle to caulk. As a result, confusion reigns when it’s time to do a very simple job, but caulking doesn’t need to be complicated. Read on to find out what type of caulk to use where.

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Painter painting trim on outside of house.

Hiring A Professional Painter

It doesn’t take much more than a brush, bucket and ladder to get into the painting business. To get the quality paint job you’re paying for, ask these questions and make sure your contract is very specific.

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Painting pink plastic flamingo.

How to Paint or Stain Almost Anything

There are many surfaces around the home that you may not have thought to paint, or may not have been entirely sure how to go about it, including concrete, metal, and plastic. Read on to find out how.

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Roof Painting Platform

If you’ve ever painted dormers or half gables on the outside of a house you know that resting a paint can while working on a rooftop can really be tricky. Our solution: create a triangular platform with an angle opposite the roof (a bevel gauge and level will show you what the level needs to be).

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