Archive for January 2019

What Type of Paint is Best for Exteriors?

types of paint for exteriors

Read Time: 4 minutes TL;DR For a successful DIY exterior paint job, it’s important to have the right materials on hand and the correct type of paint for the job. Water-based paints are more durable in varying weather conditions, while oil-based paints are stain-resistant, easy to apply and less prone to blistering. Sheen finishes are…

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What is My Wall Made Of?

What's my wall made of

Read time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR Knowing the structure of your walls and what’s inside them can make tasks like hanging a picture or installing new closet shelves easier. Vertical wall studs are generally 16 to 24 inches apart, while horizontal beams run along the floor, in the middle of the wall and at the ceiling…

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