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Should you hand wash or pressure wash your home? That depends. Are you preparing your home for painting, or are you simply trying to make it look clean? I say make it look clean, because if you are using bleach as a cleaning component, it has no cleaning power of its own. It may kill […]
So you want to hire a handyman. It seems like everyone will need one sooner or later. People may have a different interpretation of the term handyman. The dictionary defines handyman as, “a person able or employed to do occasional domestic repairs and minor renovations.” I fit that definition. If you have work above one […]
Take a close look at the photo. See that crack in the corner where the siding meets the corner board. That is caulking failure. This failure presents an opportunity for water to wick into and behind the siding. This failure is all too common. First, I want to point out a mistake made by almost […]
Fine Homebuilding has an excellent article on caulks. Please read Making Sense of Caulks and Sealants. It is very thorough. Check out Sashco’s (www.sashco.com) Big Stretch. There is one sealant that is not mentioned. That would be marine caulking. I’ve used many types of caulking during my time in the building and renovation trade. I […]