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My parents’ back porch on their new home had an overhang with sinking posts. Whoever placed the posts didn’t pour concrete footings under them. Instead, they just placed them on top of patio pavers and hoped for the best. Yikes! The result? The patio posts started sinking and in some cases even broke the pavers. […]

How to Retrofit Concrete Footings for a Porch or Pergola: Start to Finish DIY

May 27, 2024

Exterior painting is a very expensive home project, especially if you don’t plan to DIY. When I painted the exterior of my home, I got quotes beforehand from professionals for $6–7K, and that was on the bargain end of the spectrum. So it’s important that you are extremely confident in your color choices before you […]

Black and White Exterior Paint Color with Wood Accents
May 25, 2024

Picture frame moulding is a great addition to rooms to add depth and texture to big blank walls. You can keep things simple by running a chair rail across the room and only adding boxes below, running single boxes from floor to ceiling, or adding multiple boxes vertically for extra drama. I chose to do […]

Chair Rail Moulding
May 14, 2024

Green is a classic and beautiful exterior paint color choice for your home. But which color to choose? I tried at least 12 different Benjamin Moore greens in my search for the perfect exterior paint color for my own home. Below, you’ll find my top 5 colors, including the one I chose… Benjamin Moore Rolling […]

May 9, 2024

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