Home Water Savings Tip #461 – Inside – Scrape All Paint Off Paint Brushes Before Cleaning

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 461, Scrape Paint Off Paint Brushes Before Cleaning. For me painting is not fun. Yet, whether you like or dislike painting once you do you will need to clean the paint out of the brushes. You can simply place them under a faucet of running warm water. Or, you can first … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #346 – Heating – Outside House Color

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 346,   Paint House Light / Dark Colour re Climate. This suggestion we received relates to the colour of the outside of the house impacting the amount of heat retained from the sun. The theory is that dark colours attract more heat than light colours. This is one reason … [Read more...]

Dryall Repair – Remember to Prime Twice

One Coat of Primer Applied to Drywall Repair

Last time we showed the techniques we started to use in our effort to repair damaged drywall caused by changing the position of bath towel rack. Just because the holes are small does not mean that care does not need to be taken to do the job right. Yes, it is correct when they say that any job worth doing is worth doing well. :) So, this is the position of the repair home renovation project when we left it in our last article: If you recall, the steps we took to get us to the picture … [Read more...]

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