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How To Make Your Flat Paint More Durable

Flat paint the most forgiving paint finish with the best color-payout; however, unfortunately not very durable. If you are in dismay over how easily your newly flat-painted walls or furniture pieces bruise or scuff, I can assure you this post will be worth a couple of minutes of your time. A large amount of pigment …

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What to Do With Frozen Fruit (Without a Blender)

Buying frozen fruit is a great way to get nutrients without worrying about fruit spoiling. Frozen fruit is also a great way to enjoy berries and other treats when they’re out of season without compromising on price and freshness. One of the best uses of frozen fruit is in a smoothie. Just toss fruit in …

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4 Simple Ways to Waterproof Styrofoam

Styrofoam is a versatile material that can be helpful in everything from construction projects to basic crafts. It has many advantages, including that it is light and easy to work with, relatively inexpensive, and can serve multiple purposes. However, waterproofing is not one of Styrofoam’s better qualities. Unfortunately, this material is not resistant to water …

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6 Effective Ways to Remove Gorilla Tape Residue

Gorilla Tape is incredibly useful, and you likely use it all the time for small repairs. It’s great to keep it around for when you need to repair something in an emergency situation. This tape is so practical because it can be used in many situations. People use it for various projects, and it’s weather-resistant …

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8 Easy Ways to Make Your Pour Over Coffee Stronger

Pour over coffee is a quick, easy way to get your caffeine fix in the morning. Compared to other coffee methods, it is far simpler and takes up less time. However, pour over coffee often results in a weaker brew than other methods, such as a French press or using an espresso machine. If you …

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How to Make Your Homemade Mayonnaise Last Longer

Making a batch of homemade mayonnaise allows you to enjoy this great-tasting condiment without the preservative and additives found in store-bought mayo. Unfortunately, the preservatives used in store-bought mayo are also responsible for increasing its shelf life. Without preservatives, your homemade mayonnaise may only last three to four days. However, the freshness of your mayo …

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How to Fix Corner Bead That’s Separating from Drywall (In 5 Simple Steps)

Corner beads are used to create crisp, clean edges during drywall installation. The corner beads are added on the corners, edges, and where the walls and ceilings meet. If the corner bead is not properly set, it may eventually start to separate from the drywall. The metal strips can pop out of place or cause …

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How to Find Studs Behind Hardiplank

Hardiplank typically refers to a type of siding material called Hardie Board. Compared to vinyl and aluminum siding, Hardie Board tends to provide increased durability and longer warranties. Unfortunately, stud finders cannot always find studs behind Hardie board siding. If you need to anchor something on the exterior of your house, you need to secure …

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