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Patching Holes in Walls

Patching Holes in Walls

This week we talk patching holes in walls! We cover both drywall and plaster patches, and go into detail about what tools and techniques can help you create seemingly seamless patches.

*We are not sponsored by Home Depot – you can also find these items at most major home renovation centers and independent hardware stores.

Resources:

Drywall squares for patching
Mud
Mud knives
Mud pans
Tape
Sanding sponges

Failed pex connection that is slowly leaking and causing corrosion on the metal fittings.

W.hat T.he F.ail: Failed pex connection that is slowly leaking and causing corrosion on the metal fittings.

Home Owner Repairs vs Contractors

Home Owner Repairs vs Contractors

Homeowner Repairs vs Contractors

Honest Home Podcast, Season 1

This week we look at what types of repairs are great for homeowners who want to really get into the work of maintaining their home, versus those instances when a contractor might be the best person for the job. We also discuss how to vet a contractor.

 

W.hat T.he F.ail

A recycled deck, improperly installed.

A recycled deck, improperly installed.

No ledger board. Deck is screwed to the siding using lag bolts.

No ledger board. Deck is screwed to the siding using lag bolts.

Once upon a time this deck was supported by nice, large timbers (upper right) - now it's held by a string of 2x4s (lower left).

Once upon a time this deck was supported by nice, large timbers (upper right) - now it's held by a string of 2x4s (lower left).