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01 Dec

Planning A Home Improvement Project? Read This Advice

No matter what you are wanting to do, if you know how it is done, you will be a success. This is especially true with home improvement projects. Don’t let a leaky roof of loose stair keep you from having that perfect home. Check out these improvement tips before you begin any project.

You may need to repaint a porch. Your paint should be a quality exterior variety. Make sure that you use similarly based paints together, such as putting a new oil-based paint over an old one. Likewise, match water-based or latex paints together when putting a new coat over an old one. While oil-based paints are great for trim due to their durability, they generally shouldn’t be used on outdoor floors or decks, because they can become very slippery when it snows.

There are a few simple ways to give the appearance of a higher ceiling in your …