Deck maintenance is something that is too easily put off, until next month, until the fall, or until next spring. Before you know it, 3 or 4 years have gone by, and an afternoon’s work has suddenly become something much bigger, and possibly much more expensive.
Yes, a kitchen remodel is a challenge to live through, even when everything goes smoothly. But if you hire a reputable contractor, in a relatively short period of time you’ll have a kitchen where you, too, are proud to host family and friends.
If your home has brick or stucco as its exterior finish, don’t assume that you are stuck with the same unchanging color for as long as you own the home. Stucco and brick can both be painted over, but there are some very important steps that need to be followed in order for that paint to properly adhere and give you a high quality finish.