Carl Sheffer

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It’s Carl here and I’m passionate about helping other DIYers find answers to their questions, and I do this by reading through reviews and trying out products and services myself so I can give an honest evaluation.

  • The Best Way to Remove Paint From Wood

    The Best Way to Remove Paint From Wood

    One of the most frustrating parts of DIY projects is Paint removal. It can be a difficult and time-consuming process, but there are ways to make it a little bit easier. In this blog post, we will discuss the best way to remove paint from wood so that you can get started on your project […]

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  • How to Start Composting at Home – A Beginners Guide

    How to Start Composting at Home – A Beginners Guide

    Food scraps and other yard waste contribute to 30 to 40 percent of the stuff we throw away. Making compost keeps this product out of landfills where they take up space and release Methane an important greenhouse gas. Your compost pile should be in the range of brown to green. The brown materials give your […]

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  • Can You Paint Cedar? What you need to know guide

    Can You Paint Cedar? What you need to know guide

    Do you want to give your cedar a fresh, new look? Have you ever wondered if you can paint cedar? While it is possible to paint cedar, there are some things that you should consider before getting started. This guide will provide you with all the information and tips you need to know about painting […]

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  • Small Things You Can Paint To Improve Your Home’s Appearance

    Small Things You Can Paint To Improve Your Home’s Appearance

    Is your home in need of a little refreshment? Maybe you don’t have the budget to do a full renovation, but that doesn’t mean you can’t paint some small things to make it look better. Check out these ideas for painting projects that will improve your home’s appearance without breaking the bank. So go ahead […]

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  • Helpful Tips To Prevent Peeling Latex Paint from Walls in a Home

    Helpful Tips To Prevent Peeling Latex Paint from Walls in a Home

    Latex paint is a popular and affordable option for painting your home. However, latex paint can sometimes peel or crack, which can be unsightly and lead to further damage. So, is there a way to prevent peeling latex paint? In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the causes of peeling latex paint and some […]

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  • Best Cleaner for Vinyl Siding Cleaning and Maintenance

    Best Cleaner for Vinyl Siding Cleaning and Maintenance

    Cleaning Vinyl Siding doesn’t have to be a daunting task. In fact, it can be very easy and straightforward with the right cleaner. There are many vinyl siding cleaners on the market, but which one is best for you? In this blog post, we will explore the different types of vinyl siding cleaners and recommend […]

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  • How to Choose the Best Paint Sprayer for Your Painting Project

    How to Choose the Best Paint Sprayer for Your Painting Project

    If you’re looking to do some painting yourself, you may be wondering which is the best paint sprayer to buy. There are a lot of different models on the market, and it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some things to consider when choosing […]

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  • Do You Have to Wash a House Before Painting the Exterior? 

    Do You Have to Wash a House Before Painting the Exterior? 

    What You Need to Know Before Painting Your House You don’t necessarily need to wash a house before painting it, but doing so can help a long-lasting paint job. Washing removes dirt, dust, and other debris that can prevent the paint from adhering to the surface of your house. If you do choose to pressure […]

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  • Oil vs Latex Paint Exterior Painting Uses You Should Know About

    Oil vs Latex Paint Exterior Painting Uses You Should Know About

    When it’s time to paint the exterior of your home, you may be wondering what type of paint to use. Should you go with oil-based or latex-water-based paint? What are the benefits of each type? Keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of each kind of paint. You may be surprised at […]

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  • How to Choose the Best Exterior Paint Sheen Finish for Your Home

    How to Choose the Best Exterior Paint Sheen Finish for Your Home

    The choice of exterior paint sheen can make a world of difference when painting your home. There are different types to choose from: flat finish, satin finish (or “semi-gloss”), high gloss finish! The differences between them all might surprise you but there is one thing that they will have in common; They’ll provide an amazing […]

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  • Choosing All Weather and the Best Exterior Caulking

    Choosing All Weather and the Best Exterior Caulking

    Anyone who has ever attempted to caulk a crack or seam knows that it can be a frustrating process. Exterior caulk can be difficult to apply evenly, and it often doesn’t adhere well to surfaces that are dirty or uneven. In addition, caulks can shrink or crack over time as they expand and contract in […]

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