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Tips for working “inside jobs”
Best Way To Paint Trim (VIDEO)
Discover the exact method of achieving a silky smooth, "automobile finish" on trim painted trim.
Easy and Efficient Door Painting (VIDEO)
In this video Chris "The Idaho Painter" and his colleague "Journeyman" John share some great tips on how to stand up doors for easy and efficient painting.
What is Blower Door Testing?
In this video, Matt Risinger explains blower door tests, which provide information to home builders on which areas they need to shore up,
What Is Wet Shimming & Does It Work?
In this video, Sal Diblassio shows how wet-shimming, the method of applying thin-set to wall studs in the place of shims, can be very effective.
Are Expensive Water Heaters Worth it?
In this video, Matt Risinger takes a look at three electric water heater models. Find out if the expensive models are actually worth the price.
Amazing Old Paintbrush Hack
Reincarnate your broken brushes into an entirely new tool!
Painlessly Protecting Stairs From Paint Splatter
In this video, Chris Berry, "The Idaho Painter," shares his slick method for keeping the carpet on stairways paint-free.
The Right Way To Router Drywall Out Of An Opening
Long time drywall hanger demonstrates the proper way to cut openings out with a router
Remove Wallpaper Without Losing Your Mind
In this video, Chris, "The Idaho Painter," explains his method for removing wallpaper without losing his mind.
How To Cut Around Electrical Boxes
There are a few ways to cut electrical boxes out of drywall. In this video Kody Horvey demonstrates how to
Avoid Blisters In Tape-Coat
Avoid blisters in drywall tape with these tips
A Guide to Drywall Jargon and Terminology
Drywall definitions 101.
How To Install a Window (VIDEO)
A step-by-step video guide to installing a Marvin Window
Create a Cut-Lid
In this video Chris Berry, the Idaho Painter, shares some advice on how cutting a hole in paint lids can
Win The Battle With Overspray
Cut-in Tips From Painting Pros
Watch this video to learn how to paint like a pro!
Eliminate Lint Headaches With This Painting Tip
In this video, Chris “the Idaho Painter” Berry and Journeyman John give their “two-minute tip” on how to de-lint rollers.
How to build a panel-molding frame
Assembling a panel-molding frame in place can be done, but Richard prefers to assemble frames first before fastening the frames
Cut Greater Degrees on Your Miter Saw
Most miter saws can cut a 50-deg. angle turned one way and about a 60-deg. angle turned the other.
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Goof Proof Showers The hardest, and arguably the most important, part of a shower tile installation is the prep work.
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