All posts tagged "ceilings"
7 home improvements to tackle before you move in
(BPT) – You found the perfect home, so it’s not surprising that you want to move in as quickly as possible. However, there are some projects that are best done when the house is still empty. So,...
- Posted April 16, 2017
On Plaster Washers
Before the advent of prefabricated wallboard or “drywall” in the 1940s and ‘50s, plaster was the material of choice for interior walls and ceilings in American homes. Portland cement plaster was painstakingly hand-troweled onto wood slats (lathing)...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Tips for Working in the Attic and Sealing Air Leaks
In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss tips for working in the attic and sealing air leaks and making your home smell better.
- Posted February 20, 2016
Show Notes: Late Summer Gardening
Kids are heading back to school and that means summer is coming to an end. For the avid gardeners out there, you still have time to get the last vegetable garden planted and to finish up summer gardening, if you...
- Posted August 8, 2015
Let the Ceiling Set the Style for Your Next Remodeling Project
WoodTrac Ceiling Systems Has Some Ideas The ceiling is an often overlooked space where personal style and overall home décor meet to create a dramatic effect in residential remodeling projects. Are you a homeowner, builder or remodeler...
- Posted February 25, 2015
Diffuser Panels for your Fluorescent Bulbs
Got fluorescent lights in your kitchen or bath? About six or eight recessed into a big box, with cheesy old diffuser panels covering them up? Here’s how to make them look fresh and new — with country scenes and/or...
- Posted June 10, 2014
Making Your Home Quieter
Whether a bang here or a thump there, a crying baby, a couple arguing, a blaring television, a stereo or an intimate exchange, there are some things that are best left unshared. Sometimes the disturbing noises come...
- Posted January 26, 2014