• DIY

    How to Take the Red Out of Red Oak

    When we were building our house, we ran into a small issue. Our hardwood flooring was white oak, but we had a lot of other wood elements like beams and built-ins that would have to be built using red oak boards. We had to use red oak due to the limited availability of white oak.

    Updated September 20th, 2021
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    Easy DIY Faux Wallpaper

    In all of the houses we’ve lived in, we’ve never really decorated our son’s bedroom. So we decided to take on a day project and show him and his room a little love.

    May 25th, 2020
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    How to Epoxy Coat a Garage Floor

    About ten years ago in one of our previous homes, we applied a coating to our garage floor and it was a total failure. It started to peel up not long after we had done it. And we eventually removed it, which was a complete pain to do.

    May 19th, 2020
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    How to Install Horizontal Deck Skirting

    If you have a deck or porch that is off the ground, you probably know that the area below is usually not that attractive. This is why people often use some method to hide it.

    Updated October 4th, 2021
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    How to Acid Stain a Concrete Floor

    I love a good acid stained concrete floor. It gives a room that cool modern industrial vibe and the best part is that it’s way more affordable than other flooring options.

    Updated May 19th, 2020