First, let's understand what a "nail pop" is - simply a nail head that protrudes above the surrounding surface. They're usually caused by structural … [Read more...]
Advice for house painting challenges in Kansas City.
'Dja ever notice that deep paint colors don't seem to cover as well as lighter colors? There's a simple reason for this and it involves a recent post … [Read more...]
Home builders are notorious for using "builder grade" (poor quality) exterior paint. Paint so bad that it starts to deteriorate after the last check … [Read more...]
Golden Oak cabinets are so last century. But re-staining or painting kitchen cabinets is not as straight-forward as painting your living room. Here's … [Read more...]
Something we see quite often on interior projects is the different styles of interior carpentry and the effects that those styles have on a painted … [Read more...]
"Builders' Paint" is any low-quality, poorly-applied paint (either outside or inside) that fails to hold up. Usually in the very dull gray and tan … [Read more...]
"Wood rot” is a term we hear often. Homeowners in Kansas City often assume that peeling paint or any less-than-ideal appearance is wood rot. Not so – … [Read more...]