Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Whitewash Unfinished or Stained Furniture

Want to whitewash your furniture? It's not hard to do, and it makes for a great weekend project!
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Problems Sanding and Refinishing Heart Pine Wood Floors

Patricia asks, "The person we hired to sand and refinish our 1910 heart pine floors said that since the floors had been finished at one time around the area rugs, he could not get rid of the rug image. Is this true?"

Most stains and variations from previous finishes should come out if the floors are thoroughly sanded.

Paint Drips Strike Out

Here is how to minimize messy drips when painting directly from a can of paint make a strike wire.
Jodi Marks, pictured at The Home Depot with Varathane weathered wood accelerator

Age Wood Furniture in Minutes for a Beautiful, Weathered Look

Give bare or untreated wood a weathered, aged look in minutes with this product.
Sanding table top.

The Proper Approach To Refinishing Old Furniture

Refinishing a piece of furniture that has seen better days can be extremely rewarding. Read on for tips on how to properly strip and refinish old furniture in your home.

3 Wainscoting Styles to Enhance Your Home

Here are three wainscoting styles to inspire your room’s design!
applying stainless steel finish to a toaster

Problem Solvers For Your Kitchen

Watch this video to see how easy it is to finish existing appliances and hardware with Thomas’ Liquid Stainless Steel, which can be brushed or sprayed on almost any surface in your home.
Paint with no volatile organic compounds opened. The paintbrush is on top of the can.

The Importance of Zero VOC Paint

Planning on painting a room? First, make sure the paint has no volatile organic compounds.

Homemade Holder for Dispensing Painter’s Tape

Painter’s tape is a great way to protect trim from drips and runs when painting interior walls. To keep the tape handy when you need it, make this simple belt holder from a piece of coat hanger wire.