4 Key Steps for Painting Your Front Door

Updating your home's look doesn't need to be expensive and time-consuming. Something as simple as painting your front door may be just the touch of color and bit of change your home's exterior is begging for! If you're looking for a weekend project that will make a big impact on your home, painting your front door is the way to go. Follow just a few simple steps and your house will be looking updated with just a little time and effort on your end. Pick a Paint Let's start with the most important step: the color! To gather…

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What should I do with my exterior wood rot in White Lake, MI?

Michigan can have some very unpredictable weather; it can go from a nice 60 degree day, to snow literally overnight. As the weather changes and stuff starts to thaw, you’ll start noticing the outside of your house again. You may find that your home is in need of exterior painting. One major concern regarding homes when it comes to the preparation of painting is wood rot. Wood rot is not very appealing, and can do more future damage if not attended to right away. Why does it rot? Wood rot occurs mainly from aged wood that is exposed…

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Deck Staining Maintenance

Here in Michigan it is hard to tell what day we will be shoveling snow, or jumping in the pool. This harsh, extreme weather: cold or hot, means the exterior of our homes, take a beating. Our patios and decks probably take the most abuse. Most people want to have friends over, grill out, and relax on their deck during the summer. if your deck is rotted or too slippery because of the mildew buildup, this can be an embarrassing event. On the bright side, deck maintenance can be very simple if it is kept up from year…

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