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Henry

  • Landscaping

    How to Build Natural Stone Steps

    We recently laid solid stone steps connecting our new pool area to our existing sidewalk. At first glance, a project like this looks pretty simple. At least, that’s what we thought! That is until we tried to move one of the stones. These things weigh 450 lbs each, which made this project one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done. But it is doable! In this article, I’m going to show you how we did it and what you need to know going into a project like this.

    June 17th, 2021
  • DIY

    How to Paint a Brick Fireplace White

    Painting your brick fireplace white is a great way to transform your living room from dark and drab to bright and airy! Painting brick can be intimidating if you’ve never done it, but don’t worry, I’m going to tell you everything you need to know to do it the right way.

    May 13th, 2021
  • DIY

    How to Use a Paint Sprayer

    Learning how to use a paint sprayer is a necessity if you want to give up that paintbrush and roller and get faster results. Paint sprayers can be used for projects of all sizes but are particularly nice to use on bigger projects like painting a home’s exterior. In the beginning, they may seem intimidating, but once you learn how to use a paint sprayer, you’ll find that not only is it fast, it will also give you a nice even coat of paint that’s hard to get with a brush or roller.

    May 5th, 2021
  • DIY

    How to Install a Door

    Installing new doors in your home is a great way to update the interior. There are a couple of ways you can do this. You can install new slabs, which is just the door itself. However, this route is more difficult and more time consuming. The other way is to install pre-hung doors. This is by far the easier way, but more expensive since you are paying for the door, the frame, the hinges and the labor involved in hanging the doors.

    February 20th, 2021
  • Landscaping

    How to Grow a Greener Lawn

    Thick, green lawns are what we all want but rarely do we want to put in the work to get it. Growing a greener lawn doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need to know what you’re working with and then follow some simple tips. Before you know it, you’ll have a lawn that will be the envy of your whole neighborhood.

    February 13th, 2021