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Priming wooden vent on eave of house.

Painting and Staining the Exterior of the Kuppersmith Project House

After completing all the brickwork, siding, and trim on the outside of our 1926 Kuppersmith Project house, the painting crew was able to caulk, prime, paint, and stain the exterior of the house. Watch this video to find out more.

Rust Protection

The painters are spraying Rust-Oleum on my foundation vents to protect them from the elements.
Danny Lipford standing in front of poured concrete driveway.

The Kuppersmith Project 8: Screens & Driveway

We’re tackling a number of projects outside on the Kuppersmith Project, including installing motorized retractable screens and pouring a colored concrete driveway. Inside we’re putting in a shower surround and putting down a tile floor in the bathroom.
“Today’s Homeowner” host Danny Lipford, seen at The Kuppersmith House in Mobile, Alabama

Kuppersmith Home Renovation Project 12: Landscaping

The Kuppersmith home renovation project follows the extensive renovation of a two-story, Tudor style home built in 1926 in Mobile, Alabama. In the twelfth of our 13-part series, we landscape the yard, finish the garage floor, and install entry locks on the house.
Recycling chute in kitchen cabinets leads to bin under house

Foundation Door and Recycling Chute for Kuppersmith Project House

A metal mesh foundation door was installed on the Kuppersmith Project house to provide access to the crawlspace under the house. The foundation door also allowed access to bins for the recycling chutes, which we installed behind a door in the kitchen cabinets. Watch this video to find out more.
Water runs off a shoe treated with Rust-Oleum NeverWet liquid repellant spray.

Rust-Oleum NeverWet Water Repellant Spray

Rust-Oleum NeverWet liquid repellant spray can be applied to a wide range of materials to protect the surface from water, mud, and ice. Watch this video to find out more.
Rust-Oleum Tile Transformations Coating Kit

Rust-Oleum Tile Transformations Coating Kit

Rust-Oleum Tile Transformations is a two-part, epoxy coating that can be applied to tile walls to give them the look of natural stone. Watch this video to find out more.

Homefront Radio Show for March 5, 2011

Listen to and read about the March 5, 2011, Homefront with Danny Lipford radio show.

Painting Details

Before anything can be painted, the Certa-Pro team starts with Zinsser primer.