How to paint old furniture

Learning how to paint furniture might just be one of the easiest things in the world but it is very easy to mess the paint as well as the entire piece of furniture as well if one is not careful and attentive and hence, there are a few guidelines that will help a lot in … Read more

How to fix a squeaky wooden floor

A wooden floor is an asset to any home. But when a squeak develops in one or more areas the floor becomes an annoying problem. Following is a description of the most common causes of squeaks in wood floors and several ways to repair and eliminate the squeaky areas. Various levels of repair options are … Read more

How to make fitted picnic table and bench covers

You decide to go on a nice picnic with your family. You find just the perfect spot with the perfect view. Then, to your horror, you spot the available picnic tables. They’re covered in leaves, bird droppings, and worse. Don’t flee the scene. Whip out your picnic table and bench covers and your picnic will … Read more

How to scrape paint from furniture

A fresh paint job can give any piece of wood furniture a new life. Old pieces can look new again and liven up any room decor. Sometimes great pieces of furniture can be found at flea markets or garage and yard sales. With a little work, a five-dollar investment can add beauty to your living … Read more

How to use paint thinner properly

Paint thinner is a versatile solvent commonly used for cleaning and thinning paint, varnish, and other coating products. It can also be used for removing grease and grime from surfaces, as well as for degreasing parts prior to painting. While paint thinner is a useful tool in any DIY or professional paint project, it is … Read more

How to fix squeaky bed springs

If you’re trying to rest in a squeaky bed, you needn’t be asleep to experience a nightmare! You’ll just be drifting off when, out of nowhere, comes a squeak! Every time your spouse rolls over, or the dog moves on the end of the bed, you’re forced out of your peaceful slumber. Squeaky bedsprings tend … Read more