Design ideas for painting concrete include painting the walls white to create a modern-looking room or using stains or dyes to create a patterned floor. Although decorating a concrete floor is referred to as painting, th... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Some designs for the front of a house include a facade made out of plain concrete, wood and glass. The facade is next to a pool fed by a cascade and the front door is hidden by a wooden wall which is decorated with a bol... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Design ideas for brows that extend flat roofs beyond exterior walls include implementing slightly curved or angled structures. Other ideas use different locations of exterior lights to illuminate outdoor spaces, and cons... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance
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Good interior painting ideas include creating color schemes based on objects in each room, choosing non-white ceiling colors and adding drama with accent walls. It is also important to repair and prime surfaces before pa... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To paint basement concrete walls, seal, prime then paint the walls. Completing the task takes several days, due to curing time for these painting products. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Design ideas for staircases include a lush, spiral staircase with lacy wrought iron balustrade and sweeping rails made of dark wood that are echoed on stair treads whose centers are covered with a light-colored runner th... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

To wash walls before painting, vacuum up dirty areas and use a cleaning solution consisting of trisodium phosphate. TSP is highly recommended by painting professionals for cleaning surfaces prior to painting. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance