Tag Archives: Contractor

How to Patch a Wall

Tiny nail holes are easy to repair, but what about larger holes caused by door handles or unruly roommates? Depending on the size they can be relatively easy to patch yourself using fiberglass patches. Patching wall holes takes less than an hour … Continue reading

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Within Reach

Over time, my husband taught himself how to repair every part of our 1919 Foursquare Oregon home. The kitchen was last in our prolonged renovation. When my husband, a recreational property developer, saw his business evaporate in 2008, he finally … Continue reading

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Making Backyard Dreams a Reality

Backyard Updates Opening the gate to my backyard and walking down the  walkway, my friend paused, did a 360, and said, “Wow how did I miss this update on Real Life of an MSW?” I informed her she didn’t completely … Continue reading

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Water Damage

Even after you fixed the source of the leak and the water stains have dried, the stains need to be treated with care. That means using the right primer to seal them so they won’t show through the new paint. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design

Kitchen design what’s the most common mistakes people make in their kitchen? cabinets that fall short of the ceiling, collecting dust and unneeded accessories – Joan Schindler

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