How to Caulk Properly

Everything around us is constantly moving and your walls for example are no exception. Prevention control is a great concept to keep in mind when thinking of the different weather conditions slowly taking a toll on your home. Simple and sometimes inexpensive steps such as a good caulking job can make a great deal of difference.    Caulking helps seal cracks and joints inside or outside of your home, the same cracks that if let be, will allow internal moisture to accumulate and may just be your home’s potential worst enemy. Water seeping to the inside of walls and other small spaces regardless of how small it may be can lead to bigger more costly problems not to mention the seemingly hidden mold build up.  Read more

What is causing my paint to bubble?

We all love bubbles, just not within our paint. Imagine sticking a sticker on a wet table, it gets slimy and slides. The moisture from the table prevents the adhesive of the sticker from sticking right? Not that we want that annoying sticker on our table but bubbling paint has essentially the same concept. Bubbling is due to poor surface preparation and excessive moisture that gets enclosed between the paint and the surface to be painted.   There are different factors that affect your paint and identifying the underlying culprit makes it much easier to fix and prevent future bubbles from forming underneath your paint.
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