Remodeling Tips and Reviews

Preventing water from seeping into your walls from outside your home

Preventing water from seeping into your walls from outside your home

If you live in an area, like Texas, where we get sudden heavy rain storms, then you need to be concerned about possible flash flooding in your yard and water permeating your home through your walls from the sudden rise in water before it can run off. One of the simplest ways to create a barrier for this is to use metal flashing all the way around the home or...

Patching a hole in a wall

Patching a hole in a wall

As a remodeler I am constantly have to patch holes in walls where old plugs, or damage occurred. There are 2 ways of doing this. The old method is to insert a short piece of wood into the wall and screw it in place. Then cut a small piece of sheetrock to fit in the hole and start your taping and bedding at that point. There is a better way. Tools you will...