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Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall.

Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall.

I got home late last night from another trip to New York City (second on in two months!). As fun as it is to go the “big city” every once in awhile….I wouldn’t mind staying put for a little while either. :-) Anyway you look it it….traveling is STRESSFUL! But, one thing I did differently …

How To Pack A Carry-On Like A Pro

I got home late last night from another trip to New York City (second on in two months!). As fun as it is to go the “big city” every once in awhile….I wouldn’t mind staying put for a little while either. :-) Anyway you look it it….traveling is STRESSFUL! But, one thing I did differently …

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

Another pinner said:  I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries. - Click image to find more Home Decor Pinterest pins

Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries. - Click image to find more Home Decor Pinterest pins

Before painting around a toilet, remove the toilet tank lid and cover the entire tank with a kitchen trash bag.

Before painting around a toilet, remove the toilet tank lid and cover the entire tank with a kitchen trash bag.

How to remover permanent marker. I'm sure I will be glad I pinned this some day. Tips on how to remove from skin to floors.

How to remover permanent marker. I'm sure I will be glad I pinned this some day. Tips on how to remove from skin to floors.

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

How Much Paint?

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

47 skills you need to know if you own a home. Pin now read later.

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

47 skills you need to know if you own a home. Pin now read later.

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