If you are buying a new bathtub, be sure to sit in the tub and lie back in it to be certain it’s the right size and shape for you before purchasing it. Also, take good measurements of your bathroom space to be sure the tub will fit in the space you have.
“If you are a person faced with a possible layoff, you aren’t going to buy a boat, but you might buy a log splitter,” says David Therrien, Timberwolf’s chief executive.
To increase energy efficiency and save significantly on your utility bills, consider replacing single pane windows with newer energy efficient ones. The investment you make in new windows now will easily pay for itself over time as your utility bills will be lower and, of course, your home will be more comfortable.
Using the Plastic Spatula with light pressure, thinly spread the Venetian Plaster over the surface using long and short strokes in random directions. The high spots of the orange peel texture will show through, and that’s okay because the purpose of the first three coats is to create a flat surface. Of course these underlying coats will also add beautiful dimensions to your final finish. You must wait 4 hours between coats.
If you are trying to improve your cabinets, think about cleaning them rather than replacing them. Most cabinets will improve their look with a little cleaning. If you have cabinets that have small problems, such as smudges and mild grease build up, try using a dish soap and warm water solution to clean the exterior.
I can’t seem to get other grownups to join us out on the playground. In fact, I get called in like a little kid to involve myself in the boring conversations about work, finances and home improvement product because my boyfriend is trying to keep me in with the grownup activities. A quick peck on the cheek and a hello to all his friends and I’m back out there where the kids are yelling for me to catch up and don’t step on anything red this time!
Some people like to repair a dead battery instead of buying a replacement. There are instructional ebooks sold online telling you how to resurrect a non-working cordless drill battery. It’s wonderful that someone can be so interested as to try making a DIY repair. And it can be a very good science project for budding student scientist. Just type “repair battery” on eBay and you will find plenty of people selling the instructions.
I like the Plastic Spatula instead of a steel spatula because it causes less damage, applies more material faster, and is easier to control. Begin by loading the Plastic Spatula with Venetian plaster. Start in the upper corner of the project area, apply generous dabs of Venetian Plaster to the surface while holding the Plastic Spatula at a 15-30 degree angle. Use the small blades in your Venetian Plaster Steel Spatula set to apply material in narrow spaces like between door jams and corners.