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Painting & Wallpapering

Dry Brushing with Chalk Paint

Chalk paint is all the rage. It’s a great product for all you motivated, do-it-yourselfers out there who want a new project. Dry brushing is a technique you can use with chalk paint to achieve a trendy [more…]

Painting & Wallpapering

Using Wax When Chalk Painting

Chalk paint is a great way to give new life to an old piece. This paint is popular among the do-it-yourself crowd and offers a versatile medium for freshening up any project. However, like any project, [more…]

Home Automation

What is the Google Smart Home Platform?

The Google Smart Home Platform, a component of Google’s “Internet of Things,” provides a technological platform where all of your home appliances, electronics, and even vehicles are managed over one framework [more…]

Electrical & Lighting Outlets

How to Replace an Electrical Outlet

If an outlet (commonly called a receptacle) no longer holds a plug snugly, it should be replaced. The procedure for replacing a duplex (two-outlet) wall receptacle is similar to that of replacing a switch [more…]

Home Maintenance

How to Remove Water Stains from Wood Furniture

You don’t have to panic when a steaming cup of coffee, sloshed water, or some other liquid leaves a mark on your wood furniture. Most of the time, getting the piece back to its original condition is fairly [more…]