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Cutting Crown Molding the Right Way: Insider Tips

Any homeowner likely has a love-hate relationship with crown molding. The decorative cornice found running along the ceiling is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, but installing it correctly can be quite a pain due to the precise measurements needed for a perfect fit. Luckily, there are a handful of strategies …

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The 5 Best and Worst Flooring For an Outdoor Patio

Outdoor living space is a desirable feature in any home. The patio surface is a cornerstone of any outdoor design. The quality of the chosen material will impact the aesthetics, the feel, and the durability of your dream patio. Choosing flooring is a critical decision in the patio design process. …

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Should Door Trim be Thicker than Baseboard?

Often, the most challenging part about do-it-yourself home repairs and renovations is figuring out all the bits and pieces. If you have added or replaced a door, how do you know what baseboard to use to make a seamless and great looking finished product? There are many variations when looking …

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How to Remove Baseboards for Reusing: 5 Cool Tips

Working on a home renovation project doesn’t have to be scary – especially if it involves removing and reinstalling your baseboards. Even though it isn’t an overly difficult project, improperly removing your baseboards can cause damage to your drywall or the baseboards themselves. But what should you do with the …

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Can Crown Molding Be Installed Upside Down?

Crown molding can be a simple and effective way to add more personality to a room. While numerous professionals will happily install your crown molding for you, the process can be done easily on your own. While many people prefer a more traditional installation, there is no “wrong” way to …

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This is Why Your Baseboards are Pulling Away From the Walls

Baseboards are the hallmark of a home. They help make rooms visually appealing and balanced. However, there can also be caveats when it comes to baseboards and the appearance of a room.  Over time, you may notice baseboards pulling away from the walls, which can create quite the eyesore. Baseboards …

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Does Caulk Need to be Primed Before Painting?

Caulk is an amazing tool to help seal and waterproof cracks, but it can look unsightly – especially if it’s older or sloppily installed. A fresh coat of paint helps to make it look more attractive. Primer helps prepare a surface for painting, but it takes extra work and time. …

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Does Peel and Stick Caulk Work?

Caulking can be a pain, but peel and stick caulk can make it possible to save time and money! There are so many mixed views when it comes to peel and stick caulk. A lot of people find that it does not work for them. Others have found it to …